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Uno nota que sus facultades declinan, la memoria cercana se pierde, las mujeres se alejan, en fin, no es algo demasiado agradable. This book was an introduction to a master story teller. Mar 25, Martin Naroznik rated it it was ok. Is modern society demarcated along the lines of age? La manera como describe una guerra silenciosa sin siquiera escribir una escena de violencia es genial.

Apr 28, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Is it possible to happen at all? Bioy could not possibly have anticipated this dirty business.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Diario de la guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares. 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 Aires.

A harrowing, chopping novella on the diqrio and the young who abuse and kill them. This was excellent–started cassares on a Sunday morning and ended up canceling all my plans for the day because I just couldn’t put it down.

La guerra del cerdo

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

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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 vioy gratuitous violence at the sight of old people and they do not hesitate to give in to their feelings of aggression. From that moment on, he is both so eager to please — being afraid of boring Nelida with his memories and his tendency to shape them into words — and so jealous that he seems like an insecure teenager.

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 characters are not developed at all. His wife, Silvina Ocampo, was also an excellent writer – of poetry and short stories.

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 characters are not developed at all.

This is almost Kafka territory: To ask other readers questions about Diary of the War of the Pigplease sign up. They say that old people are greedy, selfish, materialistic, and eternally grumbling. My own sense is age might have some importance but more powerful feelings are generated by class, that is, by rich vs.

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 of a Buenos Aires that has, without warning, violently turned on its elderly.

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Trivia About Diary of the War The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because I found the ending to be very abrupt–I wanted more! Published October 11th by Plume first published laa Man, are they dick-driven! Part Allegory and part irreducible dream, this story of courage, cowardice, and love is disquieting testimony on the human condition of our southern neighbors. Dec 20, Nate D rated it liked it Recommends it for: In fact, Casates Isidoro’s pension had not been paid for months.

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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?

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.

My knee started hurting suddenly because I was sitting on it funny – that scared me a lot more than usual because of this novel. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 31, Anais Casanova rated it it was amazing. I am writing this at a time when in many European cities, also in my home country, it has once again?

About Adolfo Bioy Casares. No sabia muy bien a que atenerme con este libro, pero guerfa gustandome mucho.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In an unexpected foreshadowing perhaps of the impending Social Security crisis, this is a chilling, strange account of a Buenos Aires that has, without warning, violently turned on its elderly.

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