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Finally published for the first time inSolitude sold millions of copies, establishing Marquez as a world renown writer, leading to his receiving the Nobel Prize in I’m aware that the author won a Nobel Prize, but it seems to me that it was more like the academy thought it’d be rebellious and edgy to give an award to this author leaving other more talented authors out, therefore steering controversy.

Gender roles Throughout the novel, the men instigate chaos while the women strive to maintain order, sometimes in vain. Disillusioned, he returns to Macondo and spends the rest of his life making tiny goldfish out of gold in his workshop. 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 more than 30 points higher than your own.

Well, I certainly don’t think I would take this as one of my few novels after being dumped on a desert island, nor would I have a special place on my bookshelf, and take it out every now and then to scrape moss from the c Many years ago I was told this is one of those books you have to read before you die. Revised 28 March Huh? He fruitlessly woos Amaranta.

Rightly hailed as a masterpiece of the 20th century, Garcia Marquez’s “One Hundred Years of Solitude” will remain on the reading list of every pretentious college kid, every under-employed author, every field-worker in Latin America, and indeed should be “required reading for the entire human race,” as one review “The book picks up not too far after Genesis left off.

By reading his book, I slipped off into that non-world of dreams and illusions, where the fantastic is commonplace and ice is something your father takes you to discover. His The Metamorphosis is not a representation of likely human activity how could a human transform overnight into a large insect? Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. I was born in a communist Latin-American country and lived there as a young child.


If I have to force myself to like it, what’s the point. View all 6 comments. I rarely notice worldbuilding issues in my reads because I have a strong imagination. When I start coughing and hacking on the first cigarette, that is my body telling me this isn’t good for me and I should quit right there.

Most people who read for relaxation and entertainment will want to send Marquez hate mail. The strike began on November 12,when the workers ceased to perform labor if the company did not reach an agreement with them to grant them dignified working conditions. She remains in the house after her husband dies, taking care of the household until her death.

I imagine these people looking and saying, “Yes, but what does it mean? It tells us that we cannot hope for a future if our past is erased from the slates of our collective consciousness. The story is aided by a pedigree one keeps referring to in the beginning of the book, as its immense scope yes, years and maddening array of characters demand of the reader to conjure up visualizations of what exactly is going on.

You begin to realize, as matriarch Ursula does, that as time passes, time does not really pass for this family, but turns in a circle. And does it have to mean anything? My fifth Marquez book had what I would come to expect in terms of magical realism, but through all the death, violence, and weird happenings, I found many of the characters still attached to real life situations, dealing with love, loss and war that had real consequences.

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On an uber-disturbing note, Marquez has once again as he did in Love in the Time of Cholera written a grown man having sex with a girl as young as At first no one took him seriously. An external, portentous, disastrous, evil-like power guides and transforms the lives of people in the hamlet of Macondo.

Cem anos de solidão by Gabriel García Márquez

The family goes through wars, marriages, many births and deaths, as well as several technological advances and invasions by gypsies and banana companies trust me, the banana company is important. These names and the personality traits that distinguished the original bearers of these names repeated themselves over the course of a century. But I have been commenting here and there on Goodreads and now it is good time, finally, to gather my thoughts in one piece.


The paranormal and mundane contrivences of the gypsies that are celebrated in the opening pages and which close the book.

Cem Anos de Solidão by Gabriel García Márquez

Higgins writes that, “By the final d, however, the city of mirrors has become a city of mirages. You give ONE of your characters a unique, but disgusting characteristic and it’s good writing. Please try again later. I actually kept falling asleep as I read it, which is unusual for me.

MariaJulia Some commenters believe that only someone who has the Latin American “experience” would “get” this novel. Remember, old friend, I’m not shooting you.

View all 83 comments. Until soon before the Colonel’s death, her dolls are displayed in his bedroom.

Another indicator to me, and this is also subjective – is that I have thought about this book frequently since. There is one line on the book’s back cover, penned by The Times newspaper, that sums this masterpiece up perfectly: An American fruit company constructs a banana plantation outside the town and builds their own segregated village across the river. I prefer James Joyce and Carl Jung. View all 19 comments. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Colors Yellow and gold are two significant colors in Solifao history. He obviously does, or this wouldn’t be the hugely popular book it is. Jose Arcadio Buendia and Ursula Iguaran lived in an isolated Colombian village where branches of the same family intermarried for centuries, resulting in children born with pigs tails or looking like lizards.

Aristotle in Solkdao argues that a convincing impossibility in mimesis is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.

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Perhaps the most dominant theme in the book is that of solitude. He marries his adopted sister Rebeca, causing his banishment from the mansion, and he dies from a mysterious solidaao wound, days after saving his brother from execution. On this 50th anniversary of its first printing, One Hundred Years of Solitude is the revisit the shelf selection for the group catching up on classics for January