One hundred years of solitude

Triste, A. It was certainly an interesting reading experience, but it took a while to get through.

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Right now, no one knows. He sold the Opel. The phone rang and rang with calls from inflamed Cuban exiles who saw the agency as an outpost of the Castro regime they detested, and he kept an iron rod at the ready in case of attack. Seven weeks later, she died of a heart attack, stricken in that Barcelona apartment.

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These articles have not yet undergone the rigorous in-house editing or fact-checking and styling process to which most Britannica articles are customarily subjected. This magic realism strikes at one's traditional sense of naturalistic fiction. The result is one long, continuous narrative about this large and ultimately doomed family, wherein the Buendia family itself is the main character, and the actual family members are secondary to that. In the book appeared in English, followed by a paperback edition with a burning sun on its cover, which became a totem of the decade. In New York the week before, Balcells had found a U. And then his life changed. A girl floats off into the sky, a man lives far longer than he should, and these things are mentioned in passing as though they were perfectly normal.

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His world was mine, translated into Spanish. Despite her advanced years, her death took the publishing community by surprise.

That was messed up. She kissed my hand in parting. This magic realism strikes at one's traditional sense of naturalistic fiction.

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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez