Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.
First published 2004; translation 2005
An old man wants to celebrates his 90th birthday by sleeping with a young virgin. 242 more words
“Her heart of compressed ash, which had resisted the most telling of blows of daily reality without strain, fell apart with the first waves of nostalgia. 489 more words
On Tuesday at five I do a reading in the library of the University of Cartagena – whose most famous alumnus was Gabriel García Márquez – and learn from one of the Profs that there is a crypt in the bar of the Santa Clara Hotel that appears in the author’s novel 1,162 more words