Who wishes within the vast field of culture to enter the life experiences, habits and customs of the argentine people, will find in "Cuentos del hormiguero":, these fifty eight short stories by Tibor Chaminaud, writer, poet and plastic artist, a faithful rendering of reality. His characters, guided by Ricardo, the main character of all the stories, dream, love, and live within the complex plot of the "Gran Hormiguero" (great ant-hill) that has became the actual society. Chaminaud, with an enjoyable approach of the problems of theses last years, shows how Man is loosing his free will, thus loosing also his destiny as an independant being. The globalization fenomenae -specially in big cities- according to the author is trandforming Man into a robot like creatures that acts and thinks collectively. Within a tight literary handling, the language spoken by the characters is plain and normal, that is to say they speak "argentinian".