Read: Love in the Time of Cholera


How far would a man go, so much in love with a girl, to survive the inevitable that which is life and would wait more than 50 years before declaring his undying love to her again? 197 more words


Nina Martyris on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Indian Connection

Nina Martyris writes in Forbes India about the link between the late Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez and India. An excerpt from her essay is given below: 750 more words


TOP TEN TUESDAYS | books that I MUST read

… or so people say.  This connects to last week’s theme and how hype can make or break a book.  You can read all about my… 851 more words


Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa.
First published 1981; translated first published 1982

Here is Marquez, the master storyteller, with the best implements of his trade. 273 more words


Fictions and Foreigners: Borges and Alastair Reid

The first story I read by Borges, at the age of eighteen, was Tlön, Uqbar, Tertius Orbis. Although the name would have meant nothing to me at the time, the translation was by Alastair Reid. 693 more words


In Evil Hour

I have said in one of my previous posts that my eyelids have a little patience with Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s work. His One Hundred Years of Solitude gave me that massive dose of sleepiness. 518 more words


¿Escribir en un blog es terapéutico?

Dentro del ataque de ansiedad en que me encuentro, decidí que llevo mucho tiempo posponiendo esto. Mi procrastinación se debe a muchas cosas, pero tarde o temprano me tenía que enfrentar a ella. 378 more words