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"Bioy ha sido muy bueno y muy indulgente conmigo. El es una persona para la cual mi vida no tiene secretos".

----Jorge Luis Borges
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Published November 2nd 2006 by Destino Ediciones (first published January 1st 1900)
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João Camilo
Jul 06, 2011 João Camilo rated it really liked it
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There is a few feelings while reading this book: first that Bioy Casares don’t trick me. He did all the time the Boswell – Dr.Johnson game. He was aware of it, in fact, he and Borges jest about it. And that their end was bitter, aging was not nice with both, albeit Bioy still try to keep his distance and shows Borges as a blind old man, with a bit of eccentricity due the age. Bioy kept himself a little safe.
The first thing is that both share a great knowledge, it is not Borges over Bioy, even i
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Jan 17, 2016 Sebastian rated it it was amazing
El diario está lejos de ser un género auxiliar o secundario: este volumen, una selección generosa de los diarios de Adolfo Bioy Casares, lo demuestra perfectamente. Además de ser el registro más minucioso y extensivo de la intimidad de Borges -sin exhibicionismo ni intenciones ocultas-, es además una obra sobre la amistad, un manual de crítica literaria, una conversación sobre el paso del tiempo. A cualquiera que quiera adentrarse en la figura y el carácter de Borges, este libro lo exime de una ...more
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I'm going to have to learn Spanish to read this one.
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Winner of the Gran Premio de Honor da Sociedad Argentina de Escritores (1975), the Cervantes Award (1990) and the Légion d’Honneur da França (1981), Adolfo Bioy Casares (Buenos Aires, 1914-1999) is one of the main writes of the XX century. Also a journalist and translator, he was a friend and collaborator with his fellow countryman Jorge Luis Borges, with whom he wrote six books and created the ...more
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