Magical Reality: Former Drug Lord's Hippos are Wreaking Havoc in Colombia

Story from the Washington Post.

This story has everything: a drug lord, a once-grand estate in the South American countryside, hippopotamuses.

According to the BBC… 154 more words

One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Currently reading: Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Gabriel García Márquez (1981)


I read Chronicle immediately after One Hundred Years of Solitude, feeling strongly that I could read no one after García Márquez but García Márquez.   428 more words

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Strange Post-Deaths

by Ariel D.

My high school English teacher always told me that if something is strange or weird in a literary piece, it most likely 100% of the time means something and should not be ignored. 364 more words

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Great Readings... 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and 'The Silkworm'

Recently, I finished reading two books: ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and ‘The Silkworm’ by J.K. Rowling under pseudonym Robert Galbraith. 396 more words

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Original Language: Spanish

Publication Date: 1967

Status: unread


by Pam C.

There is a kind of solitude that resonates higher than any other type of solitude. We all experience ups and downs in life, but some downs bring us so low that we may never get back up. 599 more words

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by Pam C.

As a young girl, I grew up with fairy tales. I was whirled in by the magic of Disney, and the princesses’ lives that transcended the possibilities of the real. 771 more words

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