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 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. García Márquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.

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