One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Let’s talk about incest.

Actually, let’s talk about original sin—and incest; better yet, let’s talk about incest as a recurring theme supporting a Garden of Eden motif. 1,029 more words

Book Review

Gabriel Garciá Márquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Okay…this review is difficult. I excpected it to be different, not just because of the praise that hovers around the novel like a fuzzy warm cloud, but also because the very first sentence gave me the impression it was bout Col Aureliano Buendia. 107 more words

Literature

Ten Things That He Wants to Do In Chile

Ten Things That He Wants To Do In Chile

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain… 91 more words

Travel

One Hundred Years of Solitude

It took me a while but I finished One Hundred Years of Solitude. Compared to Finnegans Wake, it was a quick read.

When I watched Fellini’s… 142 more words

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Book bhari kahani

Like the blood smear in Gabrielle Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, individuals jumped over puddles, pushed through sweaty crowds and panted up long flights of stairs to finally reach the inaugural of the ‘Reading Room’. 755 more words

Top Ten Tuesday: Slow Starters

Happy Tuesday!! We’ve all read those books that seem to drag on forever at the beginning before suddenly picking up and becoming an unexpectedly great read. 85 more words

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