[ Read Online Cien años de soledad Ù 17th-century PDF ] by Gabriel García Márquez ☆ Mystical and captivating.
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garc a M rquez, first published in 1967 in his native Colombia and then first published in English in 1970, is a unique literary experience, overwhelming in its virtuosity and magnificent in scope.
I recall my review of Tolstoy s War and Peace, trying to describe a book like it and realizing there are no other books like it it is practically a genre unto itself That said, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a masterpiece of narrative ability, and is itself unique as a statement, but reminiscent of many other great books Pasternak s Doctor Zhivago, Lowry s Under the Volcano, Buck s The Good Earth, and Joyce s Ulysses were the works that I thought of while reading, but no doubt this is a one of a kind.
Using all of the literary devices I have ev 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 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 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 is than 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 isn t actually 5000 pages, but also to be fair, the endlessly interwoven stories of bizarre exploits and fantastical phenomena make it seem like it is The whole time I 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 chaos and order are two sides of the same medal called family life It taught me that sadness and love go hand in hand, and that life is easy and complicated at the same time It taught me that many wishes actually come true, but never 32 magical realism , 500 , 500 , 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 Don Quixote out of any perilous situation, but it just felt different with a lowest common denominator cartoon it felt that adherence to reality reality as defined within the world of the cartoon wasn t a top priority this ended my cartoon watching days and i ve pored over it in the years that followed was it a severe lack or an overabundence of imagination that made it so that while
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.
The magical realism style of the book is DELICIOUS Sure, it s an epic tragedy following a long line of familial insanity, but that doesn t stop the people from eating dirt, coming back from the dead, spreading a plague of contagious insomnia, or enjoying a nice thunderstorm of yellow flowers It s all presented in such a na 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 academics read them and didn t understand and so they hailed these books as genius These same academics then make a sport of looking down their noses at readers who don t like these books for the very same reasons If this all sounds too specific, yes I had this conversation with a professor of mine.
I know that other people love this book and power to them, I ve tried to read it all the way through three different times and never made it past 2