No One Writes to the Colonel: and Other Stories

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Harper Collins, Feb 1, 2005 - Fiction - 192 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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I have to start this review by stating that I thought these stories would never end. Even the shortest stories seemed interminably long and I could hardly bear his writing style. First the colonel ... Read full review

Review: No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories

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I have to start this review by stating that I thought these stories would never end. Even the shortest stories seemed interminably long and I could hardly bear his writing style. First the colonel ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

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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