Front cover of a 1991 Spanish-language edition of the book.

The Celestial Plot (Spanish: La trama celeste) is a book by the Argentine author Adolfo Bioy Casares. It is a collection of short stories. The title of one of the stories is the same as that of the collection.


"La trama celeste" short story

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 but nobody recognizes him. He cannot explain the situation, but a friend of his, the author, helps him. The author discovers the truth: he has travelled to a parallel universe, a little different from this one.

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