Essay on One Hundred Years of Solitude

Words: 865
Pages: 4

Believed by many to be one of the world's greatest writers, Gabriel García Márquez is a Colombian-born author and journalist, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and a pioneer of the Latin American "Boom." Affectionately known as "Gabo" to millions of readers, he first won international fame with his masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude, a defining classic of twentieth century literature.
Whether writing short stories, epic novels, or nonfiction, Gabo is above all a brilliant storyteller, and his writing is a tribute to both the power of the imagination and the mysteries of the human heart. In Gabo's world, where flowers rain from the sky and dictators sell the very ocean, reality is subject to emotional truths as well as
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