The Book Edit | October, 17

Non sono stata bravissima in Ottobre: avevo in previsione di leggere tutt’altro e molto ,ma da quando mi sono trasferita a Milano – cioè dall’inizio del mese – i viaggi sui mezzi pubblici si sono ridotti di un’ora e quaranta al mattino e un’ora e quaranta la sera ( 633 more words

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez - „Colonelului n-are cine să-i scrie”

Fac ce fac și ajung tot la Marquez… e ceva, ca un magnet, ce mă atrage spre cărțile lui. Păi cum să nu fie așa? Unde mai întâlnesc eu așa povești, așa personaje, atâta încărcătură? 366 more words


One Hundred Years of Solitude Write Up by Laura Mercado


In the opening of Gabriel García Márquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Soiltude, Colonel Aureliano Buendia flashes back to his hometown of Macondo, in a point in time where the world is so new that pointing at things was more effective than naming them, since most thing in this world did not yet have names. 1,588 more words


10 Memorable Quotes from Love in the Time of Cholera

Today’s post is merely an extension of my brief review on ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Since, I spilled the beans and created such a hoopla around the book and its story, that I thought it would be better if I simply share some of the best lines from this great piece of literature. 27 more words

Random Scribbles

Book Review: Of Love and Other Demons, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Before I even began, I knew that this would be one of the most difficult book reviews to write. Partly because this book is well-revered and partly because I realize that the theme of the book can be directly linked to the book-reading experience. 638 more words

Ardent Expressions

Z Book Club: Love in the Time of Cholera

I just finished reading one of the greatest pieces of literature – Love in the Time of Cholera by the brilliant Gabriel Garcia Marquez. As my tale goes, being a super slow reader with extremely rough work schedules, I can’t always give too much time to reading every day. 483 more words


One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Background: An old lady who is beginning to lose her eyesight finds respite in her other senses and in the process better recognizes her own family.

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