Diario de la guerra del cerdo has ratings and 30 reviews. Inesperado precursor de las revueltas estudiantiles, de la guerrilla urbana y hasta del mov. Buy Diario de la guerra del cerdo / Diary of the War of the Pig Poc by Adolfo Bioy Casares (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low. Buy Diario de la guerra del cerdo / Diary of the war of the pig: (Biblioteca Bioy Casares) by Adolfo Bioy Casares from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store.

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Jan 12, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: Trivia About Diary of the War Very unlikely but one has to wonder what might happe The theme is worthy and interesting, ,a people killing old people for basically screwing up the world, however it is not explored in depth; and worse, the characters are not developed at all.

Aug 24, Ssvenkat rated it really liked it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Women, especially young ones, is what they all think most about, and our hero Isidro does not make an exception to this rule: Very unlikely but one has to wonder what might happen when kids born today realize how global warming affects their adult future, when drought and flooding radically diminishes food production, diseases spread, There are parents who find in their children guerar receptive audience, with the result that in the child’s credulous imagination they find a last semblance of life, which quickly dims out as if they had never existed.

How deep is the resentment against older people? Product details Paperback Publisher: Get to Know Us. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Human beings themselves, after death, become figures in a dream to the survivorsthey fade away and are forgotten, like dreams that were once convincing, adolfl which no one cares to hear about.

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No, Isidro and his cronies are not really very nice people, they are real people instead, and age has not en-nicened them. Bioy could not possibly have anticipated this dirty business.

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Diary of the War of the Pig

For some reason or other — various ones are discussed in the course of several conversations, but they actually remain nebulous — young people feel provoked into acts of gratuitous violence at the sight of old people and they do not hesitate to give in to their feelings of aggression. Jul 22, Maura rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 25, Martin Naroznik rated it it was ok.

Old people everywhere can ecrdo a sigh of relief. Dec 12, Rise added it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nacho rated it did not like it Jul 07, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Little by little, members of the group are affected as their friends disappear or are beaten by gangs of youth. Dec 20, Nate D rated it liked it Recommends it for: Refresh and try again.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Be the first to ask a question about Diario de la guerra del cerdo. Originally published in Buenos Aires inthe paperback’s blurb did not forget to remind readers that the novel was “written almost a decade before the death squads disrupted Argentina.

Is modern society demarcated along the lines of age? The mere concept is terrifying, and Bioy Casares did a great job of showing the atrocities that normal people are capable of doing when they’re consumed by hatred.


For starters, none of them really considers himself old at all, and each of ciario has at least one unpleasant quality like greed, stubbornness, cowardice — one of them even betrays a friend in order to escape death —, and intolerance.

This book was an introduction to a master story teller. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. War’s narration gives it a much more i In an unexpected foreshadowing perhaps of the impending Social Security crisis, this is a chilling, strange account guera a Buenos Aires that has, without warning, violently turned on its elderly.

At least not yet, that is.

Diary of the War of the Pig by Adolfo Bioy Casares

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Vidal passa os dias com o seu grupo de amigos, cerco estes seniores, a quem chama os “rapazes”. Little by little, members of the group are affected as their friends disap Adolfo Bioy Casares is one of Argenina’s greatest writers of the 20th century, as well as a close friend and former collaborator with Jorge Luis Borges.

Sep 27, Mon Biy rated it really liked it. What would it be like to live in a city where old people are looked upon as no fasares than pigs, where a group of old people seen in public are immediately taken for a stack of pigs, heaps of aging flesh fit for the rubbish bin? I have mix feelings about this ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Flat story with flat characters. Apr 28, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. By way of diary entries, we follow don Isidro Vidal, resident of a crowded, crumbling mansion gherra as tenement building for the poor in the city of Buenos Aires. Return to Book Page.