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  • Published: 19 November 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241971826
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $35.00

One Hundred Years of Solitude




The most iconic literary work ever produced by one of the world's most loved writers

Gabriel García Márquez has been one of the literary giants of the past century; his body of work is an undisputed cultural landmark and a touchstone for countless readers and writers alike.

In the wake of the author's death, Penguin is reissuing what is arguably his most beloved novel in a beautiful, commemorative hardback edition. One Hundred Years of Solitude is a true classic, a timelessly fascinating and intricately patterned work of fiction and a joyful, irrepressible celebration of humanity. This iconic work is the perfect celebration of Marquez's extraordinary impact on the modern world and his phenomenal literary achievements.

  • Published: 19 November 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241971826
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $35.00

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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