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Karl Marx published his Communist Manifesto nearly two hundred years ago but the distinctions and categories outline by Marx continue to cast their long shadow. Diario de la guerra del cerdk is set in the city of Buenos Aires, to be more precise, in Palermo, in the early 40s. No trivia or quizzes yet. By way of diary entries, we follow don Isidro Vidal, resident of a guerr, crumbling mansion serving as tenement building for the poor in the city of Buenos Aires.

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It takes places in the streets of Buenos Aires. Written almost a decade before 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. Ideal para leer en medio de la crisis de los cuarenta: It wasn’t all gloom and doom though, as the author also described how the old folks stuck together, how some families hid their old people from the mob, etc.


There are parents who find in their children a 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.

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Is modern society demarcated along the lines of age? El Diario de la guerra del cerdo trata del destino del ser, que pasa cuando la edad avanza y pasamos a ser “viejos”. Books by Adolfo Bioy Casares. My knee diarko hurting suddenly because I was sitting on it funny – that scared me a lot more than usual because of this novel. Mar 02, Abu Alizade rated it it was ok. His characters were vivid, and his descriptions of being old were heartbreaking but sweet at the same time, if that makes any sense.

Flat story with flat characters. This book was an introduction to a master story teller. Sep 27, Mon Margo rated it really liked it. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because I found the ending to be very abrupt–I wanted more! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Diary of the War of the Pig is a fantasy about a time in Buenos Aires when old people are being attacked and killed by the young.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo. This book is, in a way, still a hot topic today.

Diario de la guerra del cerdo

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Open Preview See guerga Problem? They might not be living in paradise, but at least they are not living in the world of Diary of the War of the Pig. About Adolfo Bioy Casares. May 31, Anais Casanova rated it it was amazing.

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No sabia muy bien a que atenerme con este libro, pero termino gustandome mucho. Trivia About Diary of the War 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?

Lists with This Book. It is set in Argentina before the government started its Dirty War although they targeted opposition and dissenters, not old peopleso Adolfo Bioy Casares was certainly prescient about certain aspects of his society.

His wife, Silvina Ocampo, was also an excellent writer biot of poetry and short stories.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Could Isidro Vidal, in a sort of Caesarean grandeur, have kept referring to himself in the third person? A harrowing, chopping novella on the elderly and the young who abuse and kill them.