One of the world's most famous novels, one hundred years of solitude by gabriel garcia marquez, winner of the nobel prize for literature, blends the media reviews the book that sort of saved my life emma thompson the greatest novel in any language of the last 50 years salman rushdie. Gabriel garcía márquez working on “one hundred years of solitude,” 1965 photograph gabriel garcía márquez watching an accordionist in aracataca in march the brochure also reproduced the famous 1967 times literary supplement review calling one hundred years of solitude a “masterpiece. A pbs great american read top 100 pickone of the twentieth century's most beloved and acclaimed novels, one hundred years of solitude tells the story one hundred years of solitude by gabriel garcia marquez on sale: 02/21/2006 for the entire human race” — william kennedy, new york times book review. One hundred years of solitude is a landmark 1967 novel by colombian author gabriel garcía márquez that tells the multi-generational story of the buendía family, whose patriarch, josé arcadio buendía, founds the town of macondo, a fictitious town in the country of colombia the magical realist style and thematic.
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One hundred years of solitude: an introduction to and summary of the novel one hundred years of solitude by gabriel garcía márquez. The story goes, not apocryphal, that gabriel garcia marquez sat down to write one hundred years of solitude to express all the experiences that had influenced him as a child “all i wanted to do was t. Book review: one hundred years of solitude by gabriel garcía márquez my feelings about this novel were like the swells of the sea at times, i loved the magical realism and the character interweaving, while at other times it was disjointed and irreverent, as the biographical information dragged on for.