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Cien A�os De Soledad: One Hundred Years Of Solitude

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a famous writer. Marquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia in 1927. He grew up to become a journalist after listening to family tales as a child. He was the oldest of twelve children and lived with his grandparents. He published his first story in college, and then became a journalist. Later, he immigrated to Europe in the mid 1950s. He moved to Europe after writing an article that angered the military dictator Gustavo Rojas Pinilla. He eventually returned home and married Mercedes Barco Pardo in 1958. When he returned home, he began to work with publications based in Venezuela and Cuba. Then, Marquez went to his home in Mexico City to finish his novel Cien años de soledad, or One Hundred Years of Solitude, which was published …show more content…

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  • Explains that gabriel garcia marquez was born in aracataca, colombia in 1927. he was the oldest of 12 children and lived with his grandparents.

This book had vivid fantasy and Marquez was praised for that book. Ultimately, Cien años de soledad sold tens of millions of copies worldwide. El amor en los tiempos del cólera, or Love in the Time of Cholera was another famous novel that was written in 1985. That book was later made into a film. El general en su laberinto (The General in His Labyrinth) which was written in 1989, and Del amor y otros demonios (Of Love and Other Demons). which was written in 1994, were two other famous books. Gabriel Garcia Marquez wrote seven novels throughout the course of his life. García Márquez won numerous awards and honors. Gabriel Garcia Marquez won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982. Unfortunately, in the late 1990s, the writer was diagnosed with cancer. Then, Gabriel Garcia Marquez suffered from dementia. On April 17, 2014, Marquez died. He died in Mexico

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