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Thanks for the link Todd. If you can get past very long monologues that the characters give, you will absolutely enjoy this book.

Isidro Parodi, el penado de la celda de la Penitenciaria Nacional, que resuelve los casos que le plantean sin moverse de ella. The “detective” stories that make up the “six problems” are all very involved.

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In essence Borges and Bioy Casares invented a new author with a complete biography whose features are very different from the sum of them two. Diario de la guerra del cerdo, That is, the authors play not only with intertextuality and there are many a literary model to spot, from Poe to Problemxs, Agatha Christie, M.

Bustos Domecq by Adelma Badoglio, a provincial schoolteacher. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The book also includes a short biography of H. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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Alianza; Poc edition January 1, Language: Trivia About Six Problems for Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I prefer Borges translations by Norman Thomas di Giovanni, sadly they are out-of-print. Los cuentos se van encadenando ya que muchos personajes se repiten en las historias como Molinari, Montenegro, Mariana y Anglada.


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Feb 22, Erwin Maack rated it liked it. Both dealt with the exacerbated sense of manhood among the compadritos in the slums of Buenos Aires circa The genre appealed to me – a sarcastic approach on detectives, sounded promising. Thus, Don Isidro Parodi, the first amateur sleuth in Argentine literature, was born.

Francisco Bustos, the pseudonym under which Borges, inpublished his first fictional story, now known as “Hombre de la esquina rosada”, “Man from the Pink Corner” but originally titled “Hombre de las orillas” “Man from the Slums” or more literally “Man from the Outskirts”Francisco Bustos being the name of “one forefather’s forefather”.

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Parodi’s lack of mobility is the symbol and epitome of intellectuality, and it stands as a challenge to the pointless, frenetic action of American detective stories, which an overcritical yet quite accurate mind might compare with the celebrated squirrel of legend.

Ejemplar con mismo ISBN pero distinta portada. De jardines ajenos, It’s not ‘Ficciones’ but it’s genuinely funny and engaging, saving the best of its problems for the final story. Apra in English 1 Jorge Luis Borges bibliography. When I first read this book many years ago, I didn’t get doemcq joke. Una magia modesta, In both cases, you can see the friends sniggering up their sleeves as they create their larger-than-life characters and farcical scenarios, relishing the opportunity to relax away from weightier projects.


This order may now be reversed, under gender equality law. Feb 05, Rozonda rated it it was amazing. This work is a collection of spoof detective stories written in under the pen name of “Bustos Domecq,” a pseudonym that combined the family names of both Borges and Bioy-Casares. Si tratta di una sorta di serie butsos racconti interlacciati dedicata dai due autori Borges e Casares ad un personaggio particolare: Mi accontento e incoraggio chiunque a farlo!

Guirnalda con amores, The pair also did some collaborations without the use of the pseudonym, notably two movie scripts from Thank you for the lesson. Google Books — Loading Me fascina el hierro pintado de blanco.

Before he became the literary equivalent of Oedipus at Colonus, Jorge Luis Borges liked to cut up a bit. En ocasiones funciona y funciona muy bien, pero hay mas omentos en donde parece mas chiste local o metropolitano entre literatos, intelectuales, burgueses o dandies.

What I didn’t know then was that they were using the genre as a pretext for having some fun. This conjunction of adverse circumstances had sealed Parodi’s fate.

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