Leaf Storm: And Other Stories

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HarperCollins, Feb 1, 2005 - Fiction - 160 pages
13 Reviews

Contains Leaf Storm, The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World, A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings, Blacaman the Good, Vendor of Miracles, The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship, Monologue of Isabel Watching It Rain in Macondo, Nabo

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In "Leaf Storm" Marquez subverts Antigone, making his protagonist an upstanding man who promises to bury the town of Macondo's long- and universally-detested doctor before realizing why everyone else ... Read full review

Review: Leaf Storm and Other Stories

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I loved this novella and the short stories that were included in the volume. "Leaf Storm" isn't a conventionally plotted novella. Instead, it's more of a dreamy and dreamlike character study of three ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

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.

Gregory Rabassa is the recipient of multiple prizes and the translator of One Hundred Years of Solitude, among other classic works.

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