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Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. García Márquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.
This small book hosts a collection of interlinked stories that superbly reflect the qualities of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's richly atmospheric writing. Read morePublished 7 months ago by keetmom
The title story was tedious reading for me, but I am going to read it againPublished 7 months ago by Tom Roberts
As advertised. Thanks. The condition was fine, the cover good and the pages untorn. Small amount of highlighting and writing. My question is, why do I have to write twenty words?Published 8 months ago by Kevin Ross Watson
The short story itself is quite typical of Marquez - wonderful writing and evoking in great detail, the atmosphere of a faraway culture in times past. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Gillian Hills
The novella and eight short stories in this collection share the same setting, some of the same characters, and the same themes, but each story is independent. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Steven Davis
It's a book about small events that define the Latin village life in a time that is perhaps already gone. Read morePublished 11 months ago by NJ