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Author Marquez's Book
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
In Marquez' vivid and riveting tale of love, rejection, revenge, and death, the narrator dredges up the twenty-seven-year old murder of Santiago Nassar by speaking to the man's mother and several others intimate with the story. One morning Nassar wakes up groggy from the wedding festivities held the night before. Like his father Ibrihim, an Arab immigrant, Nassar has a fondness for young virginal girls. A warning note, giving the details of his pe...
Love in the Time of Cholera
Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fell in love as teenagers, but they were torn apart by her father because Florentino was from a poor family. For two years, they secretly communicated by telegraph while Fermina's father made her travel the countryside. When she comes back to town, however, she suddenly falls out of love with Florentino. She marries a wealthy doctor and they are married for 50 years until his accidental death. Florentino sleeps with ...
One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude is a story about an isolated family, The Buendias, in an imagined viallage,Macondo, somewhere in Latin America, probably Colombia.For One hundred years or more,the village has been alienated without any contact with the outside world, except for gypsies who occasionally visited the place,and bringing with them some glimpses of technology from the outer world.J osé Arcadio Buendía, is impulsive and inquisitive. He remain...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez Message Board 7/11/2005 11:24:11 AM
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