10 Best Gabriel Garcia Marquez Books

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America.

On March 06, 2018, Google showed Doodle in many Countries for the Gabriel García Márquez’s 91st Birthday.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Books:

1. One Hundred Years of Solitude 

One Hundred Years of Solitude is a landmark 1967 novel that tells the multi-generational story of the Buendía family, whose patriarch, José Arcadio Buendía, founds the town of Macondo, in the metaphoric country of Colombia.

The book follows the fictional story of several generations of the Buendia family, whose almost surreal lives evolve in and revolve around Macondo, a village created upon the realities of rural Latin America.

  • Original title : Cien años de soledad
  • Genre: Magic realism
  • Publication date : 1967
  • Published in English : 1970

One Hundred Years of Solitude


2. The Autumn of the Patriarch

The Autumn of the Patriarch is a novel written in 1975. A “poem on the solitude of power” according to the author, the novel is a flowing tract on the life of an eternal dictator.

The book is divided into six sections, each retelling the same story of the infinite power held by the archetypical Caribbean tyrant.

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Top 10 Paula Modersohn-Becker Paintings

Paula Modersohn-Becker was a German painter and one of the most important representatives of early expressionism.

In 1908 Rainer Maria Rilke wrote the renowned poem “Requiem for a Friend” in memory of Paula Modersohn-Becker.

In 1988 a stamp with the portrait of Paula Modersohn-Becker was issued in the series Women in German history by the German post-office authority Deutsche Bundespost.

In a brief career, cut short by postpartum embolism at the age of 31, she created a number of groundbreaking images of great intensity. She is becoming recognized as the first female painter to paint nude self-portraits.

Top 10 Paula Modersohn-Becker Paintings:

Girl with child(1902)

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