The Celestial Plot

The Celestial Plot (Spanish: La trama celeste) is a book by Adolfo Bioy Casares. It is a collection of short stories and includes a work with the same name.

The Celestial Plot
First edition
AuthorAdolfo Bioy Casares
Original titleLa trama celeste
GenreCollection of short stories



A soldier must pilot a new plane. He suffers an accident and is injured. He is interrogated and the army does not believe he is from Argentina. They mistake him for a spy. He calls his friends and nobody recognizes him. He cannot explain the situation, but a friend of his, the author, helps him. The author discovers the truth: the soldier has travelled to a parallel universe, a little different from this one.