Review: 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel G Marquez

Like so many people I read this book because it is hailed as a classic of South American literature and the master work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.  309 more words

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Birthday Celebration

Hello, bookworms!

Sunday, the 6th of March, marked the birthday of the late Gabriel García Márquez, so today, we celebrate the great writer the best way I know how – with a curated list of links! 278 more words

Literary Quotes

Book 4: 100 Years of Solitude, Feb 18

4. 100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, February 18
Everyone kept telling me I should read this, since I love Gaiman and appear to be into Magical Realism. 373 more words

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One hundred years of solitude - Gabriel García Márquez

Plot:

The book narrates the story of the Buendia family spanning over a period of more than a century, six generations in total. Jose Arcadio Buendia and Ursula Iguaran founded the town of Macondo, after a long trip in the search of the sea. 713 more words

Book Notes

Latin American Literature, United Fruit Company and Banana Trade

. . . The Fruit Company, Inc.

Reserved for itself the most succulent,

 The central coast of my own land,

 The delicate waist of the Americas. 356 more words

The strange, and frankly, triggering sorrows of Ava Lavender

It has been over a month since I finally read The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender. I love magical realism, and expansive family sagas. 338 more words

YA Fantasy

A Brief History of the Town of Bottoms, GA

Author’s note: the following is a piece I wrote in high school for a short story idea I had. I was inspired to write this after reading  1,080 more words

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