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Gabriel García Márquez

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Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (American Spanish: [ɡaˈβɾjel ɣaɾˈsi.a ˈmaɾkes] (listen); 6 March 1927 – 17 April 2014) was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo [ˈɡaβo] or Gabito [ɡaˈβito] throughout Latin America. Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century and one of the best in the Spanish language, he was awarded the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature. He pursued a self-directed education that resulted in his leaving law school for a career in journalism. From early on, he showed no inhibitions in his criticism of Colombian and foreign politics. In 1958, he married Mercedes Barcha; they had two sons, Rodrigo and Gonzalo.García Márquez started as a journalist, and wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, but is best known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), and Love in the Time of Cholera (1985). His works have achieved significant critical acclaim and widespread commercial success, most notably for popularizing a literary style known as magic realism, which uses magical elements and events in otherwise ordinary and realistic situations. Some of his works are set in the fictional village of Macondo (mainly inspired by his birthplace, Aracataca), and most of them explore the theme of solitude.
Upon García Márquez’s death in April 2014, Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, called him "the greatest Colombian who ever lived."


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Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez

Novelist

Gabriel García Márquez Cultural Center

Gabriel García Márquez Cultural Center

Cultural center in Bogotá, Colombia

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Gabo, la creación de Gabriel García Márquez

2015 film

Gabriel García Márquez

Book by Gerald Martin

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Gabriel García Márquez

Event

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Gabriel García Márquez

Song by Living Room Leftists

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Gabriel García Márquez

Book by Rubén Pelayo

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Gabriel García Márquez

Book by Regina Janes

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Gabriel García Márquez

Book by Margaret Eustella Fau

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Biblioteca El Tunal

Biblioteca El Tunal

Public library in Bogotá, Colombia

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  • Result Score: 37.62

The Fragrance of Guava

Book by Gabriel García Márquez and Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza

Pig Earth

Novel by John Berger

  • Desc: Pig Earth is the first novel by John Berger in the Into Their Labours trilogy. Once in Europa, and Lilac and Flag followed in the trilogy.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_Earth
  • Type: Thing, Book
  • Result Score: 14.24
One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Novel by Gabriel García Márquez

  • Desc: One Hundred Years of Solitude is a landmark 1967 novel by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez that tells the multi-generational story of the Buendía family, whose patriarch, José Arcadio Buendía, founded the town of Macondo, a fictitious town in the country of Colombia.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Hundred_Years_of_Solitude
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  • Result Score: 1.56
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