From Publishers Weekly
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From Library Journal
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
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One of the best fiction writers in the world. The story flows beautifully and gives a deep sense of the world the characters live in without stoping to explain every little piece.Published 16 days ago by Amazon Customer
Marquez's characters are so real. Each character is both admirable and disgusting, pathetic and enviable. They have been milled by the harshness of their reality. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Bob
I must say that when I first started this book, I didn't know where it was going. The assumed locale is the Carribean in the early 1800s. Read morePublished 1 month ago by R. Briggs
I love everything by Marquez, and this is no exception. Although it's not on par with Cholera or Solitude, it's a good read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kathleen Reilly
Marquez is a master of magical realism that is to say strange things happen to real people. I call it fairy tale prose for adults. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joseph A.Santiago MD
The language, as usual from Gabriel GarcÍa Marquez, and even though a translation, is wonderful. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David King
This is the first book I've read by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and I really enjoyed it. I do know of some of his books, and I own a few, but I had never picked any of them up til... Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. Leask