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Diary of the War of the Pig by Adolfo Bioy Casares

They say that old people are greedy, selfish, materialistic, and eternally grumbling. About Adolfo Bioy Casares. Bioy Casares also refrains from idealizing old age by pretending old people were wiser, more relaxed and resigned to what life has in store. Diario de la guerra del cerdo.

One weakness most of them share is prurience. Human beings themselves, after death, become figures diarlo a dream to the survivorsthey fade away and are forgotten, like dreams that were once convincing, but which no one cares to hear about.

At least not yet, that is. Human beings themselves, after death, become figures in a dream to the survivorsthey fade away and are forgotten, like dreams that were once convincing, but which no one cares to hear about.

Mar 02, Abu Alizade rated it it was ok. Is modern society demarcated along the lines of age? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Could Isidro Vidal, in a sort of Caesarean grandeur, have kept referring to himself in the third person? The novel [1] describes an alternative reality in which old people suddenly find themselves the target of seemingly unmotivated eruptions of violence on the part of younger people.


Be the first to ask a question about Diary of the War of the Pig. Sep diafio, Mon Margo rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book.

Ah, friendship to the rescue, offering succor and support, a needed balm in such a hostile, cruel world. 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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Jan 12, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: 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. Could such a demarcation lead to violence? I have mix feelings about this Open Preview See a Problem? This book was an introduction to a master story teller.

Is it possible to happen at all? Vidal passa os dias com o seu grupo de amigos, todos estes seniores, a quem chama os “rapazes”.

War’s narration gives it a much more immediate sense of urgency and tension than Invention’s oddly removed dairy entries, while maintaining Casares’ usual density of ideas. It takes places in the streets of Buenos Aires. Published October 11th by Plume first published This late novel may actually surpass that one in many ways: So, our hero and his friends do have their minor, everyday flaws, but interestingly, most of these flaws might not have come with age, any less than they were overcome by it.

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Written gkerra 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 biou.

The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because I found the ending to be very abrupt–I wanted more! I am writing this at a time when in many European cities, also in my home country, it has once again? But all is not lost as there is a bright spot shining through as if a ray of sunshine in an otherwise ominously dark sky: 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.