Chronicles of a Death Foretold

Every so often comes a book that makes you question your ability as a reader.

Here I was happily turning pages when all of a sudden I dread to read another page. 351 more words


She left the orbit, sighing: 'Eyes of a blue dog. I've written it everywhere.' | Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Then she looked at me. I thought that she was looking at me for the first time. But then, when she turned around behind the lamp and I kept feeling her slippery and oily look in back of me, over my shoulder, I understood that it was I who was looking at her for the first time.

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Short Story

Love in the Time of Cholera

I recently finished Gabriel García Marquez’s 1985 novel Love in the Time of Cholera. The novel follows the arduous love story of Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza. 250 more words


Favorite Books From Every Year I've Been Alive: 1992

So I found this post (original post of favorite books) that listed the writer’s every favorite book since he’d been alive. It sounded like fun, so I made my own list! 1,086 more words

Book Review

Pensamientos: El Peste del Insomnio

La Peste del Insomnio es un capítulo del libro de Gabriel García Márquez, Cien Años del Soledad. Es un libro muy largo y interesante. Para esta clase, el libro es muy pertinente porque establece una combinación entre ficción y realidad. 138 more words

Gabriel García Márquez

Book Review #7: Of Love and Other Demons by Gabriel García Márquez

Over the last few months, one genre has attracted me a lot- Magical Realism. Magical Realism integrates a naturalistic and realistic narrative with surrealistic elements. It is a genre where the fantastic never looses track of reality, it is the supernatural within the bounds of the natural. 569 more words


February Meetup 2016 - Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The book..
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

This novel portrays the tension between illusions and material reality. Gives different perspectives… 301 more words