(He) could understand only that the secret to a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude.

Courtesy: Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude)

One Hundred Years Of Solitude

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE by Gabriel García Márquez | Review

In a New York Times book review, William Kennedy once wrote that “One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that… 731 more words


Gabriel García Márquez

(Photo: Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara)

I can’t read Spanish, to my shame. Shout-out to translators Gregory Rabassa and Edith Grossman for providing really poetic and (what I assume are) authentic translations of García Márquez’s work. 609 more words

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Although Gabriel García Márquez passed in 2014, we are fortunate to still have his words and works with us. Winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, he was named “the greatest Colombian who ever lived” by the Nobel Peace Prize-winning and current President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos. 145 more words

Documentary Review: 13th

Director: Ava DuVernay

Writers: Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay

Verdict: Nearly A Masterpiece

I know this isn’t the verdict, but if I had to describe Ava DuVernay’s, ( 207 more words


One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez

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García Márquez, Gabriel. One Hundred Years of Solitude. London: Penguin Books, 1973.

1. The children would remember for the rest of their lives the august solemnity with which their father, devasted by his prolonged virgil and by the wrath of his imagination, revealed his discovery to them. 1,448 more words


Charades and Illusions

September 18, 2016, Prescott- Fall is coming.  Phoenix anticipates the last of its triple-digit days, for the year, will be this coming Wednesday.  That may, or may not, prove to be true.   434 more words

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