One Hundred Years of Quietude

I’m a quiet person. Reserved. Soft spoken. A result of introversion and a lisp, I suppose.

I can’t recall the last time I yelled. I would certainly fail out of primal scream therapy.   350 more words


One Hundred Years

Много лет спустя, перед самым расстрелом, полковник Аурелиано Буендия припомнит тот далекий день, когда отец повел его поглядеть на лед.

Years ago, I was studying abroad in St.

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The Master Of Magic Realism

The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Márquez, author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”.

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Thank you Marquez

Incredibly sad to hear that Gabriel Garcia Marquez has passed away. I remember being 14ish and walking into Waterstones on the King’s Road where one of the Bookseller’s recommended ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ for my summer reading. 159 more words

Magical Realism * Gabriel García Márquez

Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez died yesterday at the age of 87.

His most famous work, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), was essential to the Latin American literary boom of the ’60s and ’70s, and was translated into more than 30 languages. 231 more words


Eighty-Seven Years of Brilliance

The world lost a literary giant Thursday as Columbian-born Gabriel García Márquez, possibly the greatest Latin American author who ever lived, died at the age of 87. 181 more words