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  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141917382
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

Leaf Storm




Márquez Day: A celebration of one of the world's most loved writers available in ebook for the first time

'Suddenly, as if a whirlwind had set down roots in the center of the town, the banana company arrived, pursued by the leaf storm'

A blizzard of slums descends on Macondo; the inhabitants reel at the accompanying stench. When the banana company leaves town as fast as it arrived, they are left with a void of decay.

Living in this soulless wasteland is one last honourable man, who is determined to fulfil a longstanding promise, however unpalatable.

Leaf Storm is re-issued on Gabriel García Márquez 's birthday to celebrate the publication of his books in ebook for the first time.

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141917382
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

About the author

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in 1927 near Aracataca, Colombia. He is the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, and Living to Tell the Tale, among other works of fiction and non-fiction. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. He lives in Mexico City.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born on 6 March 1927 in Aractaca, Colombia, and died on 17 April 2014 in Mexico City, aged 87.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982 for a body of work that includes novels, works of non-fiction and collections of short stories.

His most famous works include Leaf Storm (1955), In Evil Hour (1962), One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), The Autumn of the Patriarch(1975), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981), Love in the Time of Cholera (1985), The General in His Labyrinth (1989), News of a Kidnapping (1996), Living to Tell the Tale (2002) and Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2004).

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