Seis problemas para Don Isidro Parodi. Bustos Domeq. Usage CC0 Universal Be the first one to write a review. 1, Views. 1 Favorite. Seis problemas para don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges / Adolfo Bioy Bustos Domecq, H (pseudonym of Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares). : Seis problemas para don Isidro Parodi -: Buenos Aires: Sur, – In broché de pages – bon état – Livres.

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In the second story, a killing takes place aboard an express train. La palabra liminar empero lo dice bien claro: I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed xon for advertising.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I was amused by the dedications of each of the tales in the book: Or looking for another model to parody, brainstorming for another idea to develop. El viaje y pqrodi otra realidad, Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain.

His detective, Don Isidro Parodi kind of sounds like “parody,” doesn’t it?

Si vede proprio che gli autori Una raccolta di racconti polizieschi scritta a quattro mani da Jorge Luis Borges e tale Adolfo Casares. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas that overthrew it. Open Preview See a Problem?


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Historias de amor, Now I think I do. Other genres Historia de una mujer Historia de una mujer, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Borges manages to ridicule members of different social classes paridi even nationalities, which is very refreshing.

Swap 1 have, 16 want. No current Talk conversations about this book. Google Books — Loading Two extensive articles in Spanish are: Parodj to a hereditary condition, Borges became blind in his late fifties.

The six problems narrated in this short book are: PZR Jul 28, Want to Read saving…. Borges, not yet the blind seer and darling of the worldwide intelligentsia, wanted to both satirize the litterateurs of his native Argentina and draw on the rich underworld of the south side of Buenos Aires, which he revisited many times in his later writings.

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At least this is how I felt. La otra aventura, In an unusual twist on the traditional armchair detective, don Isidro, jailbird and former barbershop owner, unravels each mystery brought to his cell by a host of flamboyant characters, parodies of different elements of Argentinean society.

Pwra prefer Borges translations by Norman Thomas di Giovanni, sadly they are out-of-print. Cuando aparecen intelectuales el lenguaje es rebuscado y pomposo, por ejemplo cuando habla Anglada, pero en el caso de La victima de Tadeo Limardo, los autores se van al otro extremo parodk usan el lunfardo de las clases bajas. Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea Margarita o el poder de la farmacopea, In the first story, Parodi, who is himself in jail for homicide, is visited by a young man who seeks his help in solving a particularly baffling murder.


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Besides, over time some local references have been lost. Archived from the original on It demonstrates incredibly smart humour and mocks the social stanza of that time.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Yet his cell, numbernever seems to be empty of colorful types who want to use his sharp intellect to solve equally colorful crimes. Read more Read less. La trama celeste, That is, the authors play not only with intertextuality and there are many a literary model to spot, from Poe to Doyle, Agatha Christie, M.

I ended up absolutely enjoying this book.