One Hundred Years of Solitude (Paperback)

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This is the book that won Garcia Marquez the Nobel Prize in Literature, and single-handedly created the genre of magical realism. And it's one of the best books that there is. Dammit. —Ty

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One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women—brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul—this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.

Praise For…

“More lucidity, wit, wisdom, and poetry than is expected from 100 years of novelists, let alone one man.”

“The first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race.”

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780061120091
ISBN-10: 006112009X
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: May 30th, 2006
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Modern Classics