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  • Published: 10 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241968598
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

One Hundred Years of Solitude




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

Pipes herald the arrival of gypsies on their annual visit to Macondo where José Arcadio Buendía and his wife have started their new life. Neither can know the significance of the indecipherable manuscript that the gypsy Melquíades passes them. Plagues of insomnia, civil war, hauntings and vendettas push memories of the manuscript aside. Few remember its existence and only one will discover the hidden message that it holds...

One Hundred Years of Solitude is re-issued on Gabriel García Márquez 's birthday to celebrate the publication of his books as ebooks for the first time.

  • Published: 10 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241968598
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

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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