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100 COVERS OF GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ’S ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE

Pablo Neruda once called Gabriel García Márquez’s 1967 novel One Hundred Years of Solitude… 157 more words

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Personaje célebre: Gabriel García Márquez

El escritor y periodista Gabriel García Márquez, nació un 6 de marzo de 1927 en Aracataca, Colombia y falleció en la Ciudad de México un 17 de abril de 2014. 275 more words

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The Master and the Liberator

Fifty years of a classic: One Hundred Years of Solitude. The birth of a master and a liberator.
Indradeep Bhattacharyya celebrates…

The same day when Librilinia approached me for a piece on Gabriel Garcia Marquez for their March number (Since the author was born in March, and One Hundred Years of Solitude has just turned 50), I was reading a quite hard-hitting interview of Raghuram Rajan, where he speaks on the dire necessity for India to choose the right kind of political leadership for itself, one which listens to the people and leads them on to the right path. 1,419 more words

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What Defines a Literary Classic? Thoughts on One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered as a seminal masterpiece and is unanimously accepted as the author’s greatest accomplishment. I will be honest, I have not read the book in all these years, despite being a student of Literature and spending generous amounts of money on all kinds of books, year-on-year, once I started earning regularly. 275 more words

Macondo West

For my birthday I wanted to drink and eat all day with my friends, so after getting my nails done I met my friend for brunch, bottomless mimosa brunch to be exact. 266 more words

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La hojarasca - Gabriel García Márquez

Antígona en Macondo

La hojarasca
Novela
Gabriel García Márquez
Barcelona: Plaza y Janés, 1976
140 págs.

Un niño, su madre y su abuelo; un muerto apestado en cuyo funeral nadie quiere estar, y una historia por descubrir: la de quién fue ese doctor ya sin vida a quien todos parecen repudiar, qué hizo para merecer ese rechazo y cómo llegó a ese pueblo llamado Macondo que se diría que ha caído en desgracia. 613 more words

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Un diciembre que no parece tal. Una nostalgia que se cuela por momentos cuando recuerdo Macondo, cuando recuerdo la niñez, aunque no quiera para nada volver a ella. 1,557 more words