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Diario de la guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares. They say that old people are greedy, selfish, materialistic, and eternally grumbling.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. And the indignities don Isidro must suffer are endless: It was so sinister it made my skin crawl throughout the entire book.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is almost Kafka territory: 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.
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.
Diario de la guerra del cerdo by Adolfo Bioy Casares (1 star ratings)
The story is seen from the point of view of Don Isidoro Vidal and his friends, who biiy together to play an Argentinian card game called truco. 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 correctly for a longer text.
The government does nothing to help: 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.
Uno nota que sus facultades declinan, la memoria cercana se pierde, las mujeres se alejan, en fin, no es algo demasiado agradable. 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.
There are parents who find in their children a receptive audience, with the result that in the xerdo credulous imagination they find a last semblance of life, which quickly dims out as if they had never existed.
At least not yet, that is. Quotes from Diary of the War He described the mob m This was excellent–started it on a Sunday morning and ended up canceling all my plans for the day because I just couldn’t put it down.
Diary of the War of the Pig
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Little casates little, members of the group are affected as their friends disappear or are beaten by gangs of youth.
Bioy could not possibly dd anticipated this dirty business. This was excellent–started it on a Sunday morning and ended up canceling all my plans for the day because I just couldn’t put it down.
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? Lectura recomendada para revolucionarios con conciencia.
Diario de la guerra del cerdo
The whole informal persecution is referred to as “The War of the Pig,” though the old are frequently referred to as “owls. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Corto, fuerte e interesante. Nacho rated it did not like it Jul 07, No cerdoo muy bien a que atenerme con este libro, pero termino gustandome mucho.
For some reason or other — various ones are discussed in the course of several conversations, but they guerrra 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.
My own sense is age might have some importance but more powerful feelings are generated by class, that is, by rich vs.
Flat story with flat characters.
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. Could such a demarcation lead to violence? 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: May 31, Anais Casanova rated it it was amazing.
Ideal para leer en medio de la crisis de cfrdo cuarenta: