Vivir para contarla de Gabriel García Márquez

Vivir para contarla es un relato que a veces me parece más mágico que los propios cuentos y las novelas de García Márquez. La forma en que describe el… 1,024 more words

Lizette Martinez

Beautiful Words Online #2: Magical Realism

Magical realism is one of those slippery genres that has found purchase in some fantastic novels, but is perfectly, sublimely suited to the short story. It’s a genre I will discuss later, in depth, but here I hope to give you a bit of an introduction. 513 more words


Influential People: Gabriel García Márquez 

Strange how the past can catch up with you at times when you least expect it- I’ve been asked to do some pre-course reading for Futurelearn’s Reading Macondo course, which is based on the books of Gabriel García Márquez, Who wrote, amongst other books, No One Writes To The Colnel. 193 more words

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My life as a plant collector

In my last year at Bowdoin, I won a Thomas J Watson Fellowship to collect botanical specimens in the High Andes, fulfilling a life long dream to travel to the lands of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Hundred Years of Solitude. 165 more words

Fernando Ortiz-Crespo

Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
Published: June 24th, 2003 by Harper (first published 1967)
Genres: Classics | Magical Realism
Pages: 432… 637 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Translated into English

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the folks at The Broke And The Bookish.

Officially, this week’s TTT theme is all about characters and books that celebrate diversity. 755 more words

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Ensayo Literario - Cien Años de Soledad : Miedo

El instinto animal remanente del hombre define muchas cosas. Cosas que marcarán indudablemente nuestro futuro, nuestro destino, nuestra vida, ya se hable de uno mismo, o de todo el mundo. 2,328 more words

Cien Años De Soledad