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Review: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel García Marquez

Having read and being very disappointed by One Hundred Years of Solitude recently, I thought I should take another quick punt at Gabriel García Marquez before moving on from my five-book-run of texts translated from Spanish. 377 more words

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Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Marquez

Over the last week I have slowly and laboriously read One Hundred Years of Solitude, the book broadly touted as Gabriel García Marquez’s masterpiece. Needless to say (as it took me a week and normally I read AT LEAST two books in that time), I was not blown away. 798 more words

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