What Do I Read Next?
- Translated from Spanish to English in 1970, One Hundred Years of Solitude stands as García Márquez's best-known novel. It combines historical and fictional elements to tell the story of the rise and fall of a small, fictitious town—Macondo, Colombia. Many critics claim that while the novel reflects the political, social, and economic ills of South America, it actually depicts a more universal worldview.
- Many reviewers rate García Márquez's 1975 novel, The Autumn of the Patriarch, as his second-finest work. He attempts different stylistic techniques in this story of a political tyrant who has ruled for so long no one can remember his predecessor. García Márquez writes stream-of-consciousness-like sentences and uses a great deal of color and imagery to tell this tale.
- While the main character in The Autumn of the Patriarch lives in great isolation and never knows love, the main characters in Love in the Time of Cholera experience all kinds of love. Published in 1988, the book tells the story of star-crossed lovers who find themselves back together after over fifty years of...
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