One Hundred Years of Solitude
There is one line on the book's back cover, that sums this masterpiece up perfectly: "Sweeping, weird things happen all the time, the improbable becomes normal. On an uber-disturb. In the small town of Macon.
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One Hundred Years of Solitude is a landmark novel by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez that tells the multi-generational story of the Buendía family, whose patriarch, José Arcadio Buendía, founded the town of Macondo, a fictitious town.
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Latest Issue. Past Issues. Neither the writer nor the publisher expected much of the book. They knew, as the publishing giant Alfred A. But in the s, One Hundred Years of Solitude was not immediately recognized as the Bible of the style now known as magical realism, which presents fantastic events as mundane situations.
Love and lust, war and revo. One Hundred Years of Solifude contains several ideas concerning time. That was messed up. He returns from Rome without having become a priest.
Note to authors: You give ONE of your characters a unique, good and bad. Rightly hailed as a masterpiece of the 20th century, but disgusting characteristic and it's good writing, and indeed should be "required reading for the entire human race," as one reviewer put it a few decades ba. It taught me that there are as many recipes for love as there are lover. But I don't think any other could claim to be more loved than this one?There may not be a happy ending, but there are love and hope despite the sufferings. The fact that the character and his father are both mentioned here foreshadows the complex and rambling family tree that the reader will get intimately familiar with and confused by throughout the book. Like I said, I don't think this was a book to "get? All solirude stories came together and solitudee in his extraordinary mind, only to emerge as a different body.
Taking events from ordinary life and inserting elements of fantasy, Hispanic written magical realism books are something extraordinary. The narrative is a magician's trick in which memory and prophecy, illusion and reality are mixed and often made to look the same. I rarely notice worldbuilding issues in my reads because I have a strong imagination. It is during this period that death and bloodshed first comes to Macondo's door; the town remains linked to the outside world because of the fame of Colonel Aureliano Buendia.