One hundred years of solitude

by Gabriel Garcia MaМЃrquez

Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Macondo (Imaginary place),
  • Fiction

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Tells the story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town.

Edition Notes

StatementGabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa
ContributionsRabassa, Gregory
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ8180.17.A73 C513 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination417, 16 p., geneal. table ;
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24748659M
ISBN 100060883286, 006112009X
ISBN 109780060883287, 9780061120091
OCLC/WorldCa64685014

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One Hundred Years of Solitude is the history of the isolated town of Macondo and of the family who founds it, the Buendías. For years, the town has no contact with the outside world, except for gypsies who occasionally visit, peddling technologies like ice and telescopes.

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Everything depends upon one's cultural reference. A commonplace telescope is a fabulous instrument to either people isolated from modern civilization, or, at some time or another, to all children.

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