Happy Birthday, Gabriel Garcia Marquez!

Garcia Marquez

Gabriel José de la Concordia Garcí­a Márquez was born on March 6, 1927, in Aracataca, Magdalena, Colombia. He started as a journalist and has written a great number of acclaimed non-fiction works, short stories and novels. His works are labeled as magical realism and is usually tackle the theme of solitude.

His novels, most notably One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, have established him as one of the most significant authors of the 20th century, have brought him critical acclaim as well as worldwide commercial success, and, in 1982, the Nobel Prize in Literature.

My Gabriel Garcia Marquez Shelf:

Living to Tell the Tale
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Love in the Time of Cholera
*****
One Hundred Years of Solitude
*****
The Autumn of the Patriarch
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