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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User Review  - Viji Sarath(Bookish endeavors) - Goodreads

'Hope is a good thing,may be the best of things. And no good thing ever die.' This story is all about hope and whenever I think of hope,these are the lines that come into my head. Poverty.. It's a ... Read full review

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This is a slow pace story purposely written to match the slow and sad life of the characters. The resignation and hope of the colonel is told effectively through this melancholic tale. It is a story ... Read full review

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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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