Embrace of the Serpent

The last of anything gets a leg up in the ranks of tragedy; the loss of a people ascends to the highest rungs. I was pleased to see that… 1,426 more words

OSAKA, JAPAN STREET ART: Gabriel García Márquez by DAAS

A new Colombian bar and restaurant is opening in Osaka and the owner wants the theme to be of Macondo, the fictional town in Gabriel García Márquez’s most famous novel, “One Hundred Years of Solitude.”  Osaka-based American artist DAAS, has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the beloved novelist.

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Street Art

Sobre os ilusionistas do direito

“Os decrépitos advogados vestidos de negro, que em outros tempos tinham assediado o Coronel Aureliano Buendía e que agora eram procuradores da companhia bananeira, desvirtuavam a função com arbitrariedades que pareciam passes de mágica” 19 more words


Love in the Time of Cholera

“Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(First publication: 1985 / This edition: Penguin Books 2014)
Taken during a lunch at El Mercado…
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Cartagena I

“The problem is that Carribean reality resembles the wildest imagination.” – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

We went to Colombia in August of 2014 with Darren and Erin Cartagena is a lively, humid, city, the heat of which can be suffocating, but there’s no shortage of things to do. 301 more words

Love in the Time of Cholera

Author:                 Gabriel García Márquez
Language:            Spanish
(To English):        Edith Grossman
Published in:       1985
Pages:                     348
Genre:                    Novel, Magical Realism

“Tell him yes. Even if you are dying of fear, even if you are sorry later, because whatever you do, you will be sorry all the rest of your life if you say no.“ 648 more words

Gabriel García Márquez

Pensamientos: La Luz es Como el Agua

En mi opinión, “La Luz es Como el Agua” por Gabriel García Márquez es un otro ejemplo de un lector usando la percepción de los niños en sus historias. 26 more words

Gabriel García Márquez