„The moral of all fables: Man is an animal.“

—  Marco Denevi, libro Falsificaciones

Moraleja de todas las fábulas: el hombre es un animal.
Falsificaciones (1977)

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Moraleja de todas las fábulas: el hombre es un animal.

De Falsificaciones

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