One Hundred Years of Solitude

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Paw Prints, Oct 20, 2008 - Fiction - 417 pages
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One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women -- brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul -- this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.

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2.5 stars He's a brilliant writer but I just could not get into this book. I found myself skimming and finished it only because it was a book club selection. Still, one of my favorite quotes of all ... Read full review

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One of the most important books in magical realism and it shines brightly despite the fact that I read it in translation. The real and the not so real combine to create a world in which we are ... Read full review

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