Collected Stories

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Harper Collins, Sep 22, 1999 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Collected here are twenty-six of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's most brilliant and enchanting short stories, presented in the chronological order of their publication in Spanish from three volumes: Eyes of a Blue Dog,Big Mama's Funeral, and The Incredible and Sad Tale of lnnocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother. Combining mysticism, history, and humor, the stories in this collection span more than two decades, illuminating the development of Marquez's prose and exhibiting the themes of family, poverty, and death that resound throughout his fiction.

 

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A chronological collection of stories about all realms of human emotion.

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Some possibilities: 1) I may have gone in over my head with this one. Gabriel García Márquez is quite the writer, and I probably lack the fortitude to deal with his imaginative genius. Magical realism ... Read full review

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Contents

THE OTHER SIDE OF DEATH
14
EVA IS INSIDE HER CAT
24
B ITTERNESS FOR THREE SLEEPWALKERS 3 7
42
EYES OF A BLUE DOG
50
THE WOMAN WHO CAME AT SIX OCLOCK
58
THE BLACK MAN WHO MADE THE ANGELS WAIT
73
SOMEONE HAS BEEN DISARRANGING THESE ROSES
83
MONOLOGUE OF ISABEL WATCHING IT RAIN EM MACONDO
94
ONE DAY AFTER SATURDAY
165
ARTIFICIAL ROSES
190
BIG MAMAS FUNERAL
197
III
215
THE SEA OF LOST TIME
226
THE HANDSOMEST DROWNED MAN IN THE WORLD
247
DEATH CONSTANT BEYOND LOVE
255
THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE GHOST SHIP
265

TUESDAY SIESTA
105
ONE OF THESE DAYS
114
BALTHAZARS MARVELOUS AFTERNOON
148
MONTIELS WIDOW
158
BLACAMAN THE GOOD VENDOR OF MIRACLES
272
THE INCREDIBLE AND SAD TALE OF INNOCENT ERENDIRA
283
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About the author (1999)

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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