How embarrassing…I’ve been reading Dickens’s The Old Curiosity Shop since April. This one is taking me even longer to get through than the drudgery that was… 79 more words

Reading

No one cares about the translator

Just take a minute and think how many Non-English books translated in English that you have enjoyed. The chances are that there are many such books. 309 more words

Books

Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014) was a Colombian author, screenwriter, and journalist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1982.

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Quotes

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez (1927 - 2014)

“He dug so deeply into her sentiments that in search of interest he found love, because by trying to make her love him he ended up falling in love with her. 147 more words

Literature

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez - One Hundred Years of Solitude

★★★★

“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice…” 

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Book Review

Melquíades

Was it worth it? I wonder at the end of my life–
the last end, for a hundred times I’d died;
each time, I could not bear the solitude of death; 154 more words

Gabriel Garcia Marquez