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This late novel may actually surpass that one in many ways: The story is seen from the point of view of Don Isidoro Vidal and his friends, cwsares get together to play an Argentinian card game called truco.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.
My review will be in English, though, because my ability to read and understand Spanish is better than my skill at actually using the language xel for a longer text.
There are some passages in this book that really have it in them to make you feel gloomy and hopeless about becoming old — just take this one: At least not yet, that is. Lists with This Book. Very unlikely but one has to wonder what might happe The theme is worthy and interesting, young people killing old people for basically screwing up the world, however it is not explored in depth; and worse, the oa are not developed at all.
How deep is the resentment against older people?
La guerra del cerdo – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Ideal para leer en medio de la crisis de los cuarenta: Homenaje a Francisco Almeyra, By way of diary entries, we follow don Isidro Vidal, resident of a crowded, crumbling mansion serving as tenement building for the poor in the city of Buenos A What would it be like to live in a city where old people are looked upon as no better 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?
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Encuentro en Rauch, Jan 12, Hadrian rated diaario really liked it Shelves: Adolfo Bioy Casares relates the day-by-day life of Isidro Vidal, the “old boys” from the corner cafe, and the women, young and old, who offer temporary redemption from madness and mob terror. Written almost a decade guedra the death squads disrupted Argentina, it is the gripping first-person narrative of an old man caught in a wave of persecutions against all old people, and might well stand as a metaphor for the murkier currents of Latin American society today.
La guerra del cerdo
It wasn’t all gloom and doom though, as the author cwrdo described how the old folks stuck together, how some families hid their old people from the mob, etc.
Dec 12, Rise added it Shelves: He described the mob mentality of the young people, told of neighbors informing on neighbors, families turning on their loved ones, etc.
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Diary of the War of the Pig by Adolfo Bioy Casares
A harrowing, chopping novella on the elderly and the young who abuse and kill them. Los que aman, odian, Return to Book Page.
To ask other readers questions about Diario de la guerra del cerdoplease sign up. Pavelescu Sabin-Stefan rated it did not like it Dec 30, Aunque no haya absolutamente vel al cabo de la espera, esperamos.
Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea, Is it possible to happen at all? Dec 20, Nate D rated it liked it Recommends it for: No, Isidro and his cronies are not really very nice people, they are real people instead, and age has not en-nicened them. Diecisiete disparos contra lo porvenir, Also a journalist and translator, he was a friend and collaborator with his fellow countryman Jorge Luis Borges, with whom he wrote six books and created the character H.