One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Literary Chameleon About Life

MANY YEARS LATER as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.

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Book Reviews

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Book Review #165)

I rate this book 1.5 out of 5 stars.

(Finished Reading: 21/03/18

My 21st book this year)

This book is about the Buendia Family whose patriarch founded the village of Maconda. 257 more words

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The Unique Blogger Award

Hi, guys! I was tagged by Malanie @ Malanie Loves Fiction and I couldn’t be happier about doing this post ♥ I’m like her…

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Marquez Motivates

Last week, on March 6, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the beloved author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and other works of magic realism, would have celebrated his 91st birthday (he passed away in 2014). 465 more words

Writer's Desk: Read in Cafes

You would think that the likes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (born March 6, 1927) was one of those people fated to be a writer. How else to explain his golden pen? 288 more words


'The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World' by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa 

Angela Carter fans, look no further. The fairytale, fable-like language in this story has always been fascinating to me. And so is the way García Márquez depicts the shared reality among the villagers: their collective action, and their absolute unswerving faith in the fiction they’ve created together. 96 more words

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