One Hundred Years of Solitude



Book Jacket Status Jacketed The brilliant, bestselling, landmark novel that tells the story of the Buendia family, and chronicles the irreconcilable conflict between the desire for solitude and the need for love in rich, imaginative prose that has come to define an entire genre known as magical realism. Read One Hundred Years of Solitude – tiffanydaniels.co.ukOne Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel Jos de la Concordia Garc a M rquez was a Colombian novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist Garc a M rquez, familiarly known as Gabo in his native country, was considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century In 1982, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.He studied at the University of Bogot and later worked as a reporter for the Colombian n Gabriel Jos de la Concordia Garc a M rquez was a Colombian novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist Garc a M rquez, familiarly known as Gabo in his native country, was considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century In 1982, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.He studied at the University of Bogot and later worked as a reporter for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador and as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Caracas and New York He wrote many acclaimed non fiction works and short stories, but is best known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude 1967 and Love in the Time of Cholera 1985 His works have achieved significant critical acclaim and widespread commercial success, most notably for popularizing a literary style labeled as magical realism, which uses magical elements and events in order to explain real experiences Some of his works are set in a fictional village called Macondo, and most of them express the theme of solitude.Having previously written shorter fiction and screenplays, Garc a M rquez sequestered himself away in his Mexico City home for an extended period of time to complete his novel Cien a os de soledad, or One Hundred Years of Solitude, published in 1967 The author drew international acclaim for the work, which ultimately sold tens of millions of copies worldwide Garc a M rquez is credited with helping introduce an array of readers to magical realism, a genre that combinesconventional storytelling forms with vivid, layered fantasy.Another one of his novels, El amor en los tiempos del c lera 1985 , or Love in the Time of Cholera, drew a large global audience as well The work was partially based on his parents courtship and was adapted into a 2007 film starring Javier Bardem Garc a M rquez wrote seven novels during his life, with additional titles including El general en su laberinto 1989 , or The General in His Labyrinth, and Del amor y otros demonios 1994 , or Of Love and Other Demons Arabic Hebrew

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  • Hardcover
  • 457 pages
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Gabriel García Márquez
  • English
  • 27 April 2018
  • 0060531045

10 thoughts on “One Hundred Years of Solitude

  1. says:

    Revised 28 March 2012 Huh Oh Oh, man Wow.I just had theweirdestdream.There was this little town, right And everybody had, like, the same two names And there was this guy who lived under a tree and a lady who ate dirt and some other guy who just made little gold fishes all the time And sometimes it rained and sometimes it didn t, and and there were fire ants everywhere, and some girl got carried off into the sky by her laundry Wow That was messed up.I need some coffee.The was roughly ho Revised 28 March 2012 Huh Oh Oh, man Wow.I just had theweirdestdream.There was this little town, right And everybody had, like, the same two names And there was this guy who lived under a tree and a lady who ate dirt and some other guy who just made little gold fishes all the time And sometimes it rained a...

  2. says:

    I guarantee that 95% of you will hate this book, and at least 70% of you will hate it enough to not finish it, but I loved it Guess I was just in the mood for it Here s how it breaks down AMAZING THINGS I can literally feel new wrinkles spreading across the surface of my brain when I read this guy He s so wicked smart that there s no chance he s completely sane His adjectives and descriptions are 100% PERFECT, and yet entirely nonsensical After reading three chapters, it starts making sens I guarantee that 95% of you will hate this book, and at least 70% of you will hate it enough to not finish it, but I loved it Guess I was just in the mood for it Here s how it breaks down AMAZING THINGS I can literally feel new wrinkles spreading across the surface of my brain when I read this guy He s so wicked smart that there s no chance he s completely sane His adjectives and descriptions are 100% PERFECT, and yet entirely nonsensical After reading three chapters, it starts making sense and that s when you realize you re probably crazy, too And you are We all are.T...

  3. says:

    So I know that I m supposed to like this book because it is a classic and by the same author who wrote Love in the Time of Cholera Unfortunately, I just think it is unbelievably boring with a jagged plot that seems interminable Sure, the language is interesting and the first line is the stuff of University English courses Sometimes I think books get tagged with the classic label because some...

  4. says:

    More like A Hundred Years of Torture I read this partly in a misguided attempt to expand my literary horizons and partly because my uncle was a big fan of Gabriel Garcia Marquez Then again, he also used to re read Ulysses for fun, which just goes to show that you should never take book advice from someone whose IQ isthan 30 points higher than your own.I have patience for a lot of excesses, like verbiage and chocolate, but not for 5000 pages featuring three generations of people with the More like A Hundred Years of Torture I read this partly in a misguided attempt to expand my literary horizons and partly because my uncle was a big fan of Gabriel Garcia Marquez Then again, he also used to re read Ulysses for fun, which just goes to show that you should never take book advice from someone whose IQ isthan 30 points higher than your own.I have patience for a lot of excesses, like verbiage and chocolate, but not for 5000 pages featuring three generations of people with the same names I finally tore out the family tree at the beginning of the book and used it as a bookmark To be fair, the book is...

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    25 45 505 , , , , ,, , R I P Gabriel Marcus Your Magical Realism will always enchanting and illuminating our hearts , will defeat the dirty realism that we unfortunately stuck in. Your magical words and novels will be read foreveryou re enchanted 24 2014 2 2014

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  7. says:

    32 magical realism

  8. says:

    i remember the day i stopped watching cartoons an episode of thundercats in which a few of the cats were trapped in some kind of superbubble thing and it hit me that, being cartoons, the characters could just be erased and re drawn outside the bubble or could just fly away or tunnel their way out or teleport or do whatever, really, they wanted afterall they were line and color in a world of line and color now this applies to any work of fiction i mean, Cervantes could ve just written i remember the day i stopped watching cartoons an episode of thundercats in which a few of the ...

  9. says:

    What is your favourite book, mum How many times have my children asked me that, growing up with a mother who spends most of her time reading to them, alone, for work, for pleasure or looking for new books in bookstores wherever we happen to be I can t answer that, there are so many books I love, and in different ways Just name one that comes to mind And I said, without really knowing why, and without thinking One Hundred Years Of Solitude Why Because This novel taught me that What is your favourite book, mum How many times have my children asked me that, growing up with a mother who spends most of her time reading to them, alone, for work, for pleasure or looking for new books in bookstores wherever we happen to be I can t answer that, there are so many books I lo...

  10. says:

    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a tremendous piece of literature It s not an easy read You re not going to turn its pages like you would the latest John Grisham novel, or The DaVinci Code You have to read each page, soaking up every word, immersing yourself in the imagery Mr Marquez says that he tells the story as his grandmother used to tell stories to him with a brick face That s useful to remember while reading, because that is certainly the tone the book tak One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a tremendous piece of literature It s not an easy read You re not going to turn its pages like you would the latest John Grisham novel, or The DaVinci Code You have to read each page, soa...

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