No one writes to the colonel, and other stories

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1968 - Fiction - 170 pages
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User Review  - krizia_lazaro - LibraryThing

The problem I have with short stories are they're short. I'm still warming up to it, dipping my toes into the story then it was finished. I do not get to love them as much as I would love if it was a ... Read full review

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A short story based on a real situation lived by the author's grandfather. The wretched existence of an old man clinging to life on the hope of receiving the promised government's pension. Read full review

Contents

No One Writes to the Colonel
3
Tuesday Siesta
65
One of These Days
73
Copyright

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About the author (1968)

Gabriel GarcIa MArquez 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 GarcIa MArquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.

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