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Fantasy's Half Sister-Magic Realism

If you’re reading about dragons, chances are, you’re reading fantasy. But if you’re reading about women ascending bodily to heaven, you’re probably reading magic realism, or what… 1,184 more words

Magical Realism

Memoria de Mis Putas Tristes (Memories of My Melancholy Whores) by Gabriel García Márquez

When I read the opening line of this novella, I was hesitant to continue reading because I was so sure it would be like Lolita. Thankfully it wasn’t. 426 more words


Challenge May - I already found information!

As I told you in my last entry, I had problems to find the new topic for Ava’s Challenge. But I did some research and someone also didn’t find something on her website but on other blogs. 343 more words


Writing Advice by a Great Author

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In the face of the literary world’s ongoing fetish for youth, I often like to remind myself that Gabriel García Márquez didn’t become famous until he was 40. 104 more words


Los Lunes Son Para Libros, 8th Edition

For this edition of Los Lunes Son Para Libros, I want to talk about 100 Years of Solitude, written by Gabriel García Márquez (GGM). I found this book in the office I work in at my school. 409 more words


One Hundred Years of Solitude: Gabriel García Márquez

This will not be an easy book to discuss. I considered waiting a few days to write this review, since I finished the book just yesterday afternoon. 490 more words