- Las armas secretas
infobox Book |
name = The Secret Weapons
title_orig = Las armas secretas
language = Spanish
release_date = 1959
Final del juego
Las armas secretas "(translates to The Secret Weapons in English)" is a book of 5 short stories written by
*"Letters from Mom": a story about an Argentine couple living in exile in
Pariswhere they live under the yoke of a dark story that happened before leaving Buenos Aires.
*"Good services": a mystery with a strong element of social criticism.
*"The Droolings of the Devil": the story that inspired the film "
Blowup" by Michelangelo Antonionifor its digressive execution of metalinguistic narrative and lucid contemplation; "(its beginning guarantees it, never will you know how it has to be told, if in the first person or in the second, using the third person plural or continually inventing forms that serve no purpose)"
*"The Pursuer": a
homageto jazzand the creator of bebop, Charlie Parker, in which Cortázar unfurls countless musical choices, between allegories and metaphors, that reveal to the reader the author's exquisite (passion for music).
*"Daily Terror": the story of the same title as the book that assembles these stories, centering on the conflict between Pierre and Michele, a young couple in Paris after
World War II.
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