No One Writes to the Colonel: And Other Stories

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HarperCollins, 1979 - Fiction - 170 pages
34 Reviews

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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His distinctive his writing style is unmistakable. - Goodreads
The ending is epic: "The woman lost her patience. - Goodreads
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No one can compare to Gabriel García Márquez's prose. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Realini - Goodreads

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

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User Review  - Lindsay - Goodreads

I'll admit that I had trouble following some of the stories here, and that some of them just didn't seem to make a whole lot of sense. However, I gave it four stars for being enjoyable (as GGM always is, it seems) and for how all of the stories tie into each other at the end. 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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