No One Writes to the Colonel: And Other Stories

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HarperCollins, 1979 - Fiction - 170 pages
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Written with compassionate realism and wit, the stories in this mesmerizing collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America, of the frightfully poor and outrageously rich, of memories and illusions, and of lost opportunities and present joys.

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Review: No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories

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I am enthralled every time I read a book, be it non-fiction or fiction, which theme is related to my present qualms and thoughts. Gabriel Garcia Marquez has captured a realistic character without ... Read full review

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Ghosts of August by Gabriel Garcia Marquez From a positive psychology perspective PERMA is the formula proposed for happiness by Martin Seligman. It stands for Positive Emotion, Engagement ... Read full review

About the author (1979)

Gabriel GarcÍa MÁrquez was born in Colombia in 1927. His many books include The Autumn of the Patriarch; No One Writes to the Colonel; Love in the Time of Cholera; a memoir, Living to Tell the Tale; and, most recently, a novel, Memories of My Melancholy Whores. Gabriel GarcÍa MÁrquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.

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