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Video of Gabriel García Márquez about One Hundred Years of Solitude

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One Hundred Years of Solitude, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and News of a Kidnapping are some of his most famous works. During the Congress of the Spanish language in 2007, explained how Gabo wrote "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

At 87 years old died in Mexico City writer Gabriel García Márquez. In recent days, having been admitted last week for lung and urinary tract infection the week, suffered a relapse of the disease he suffered in 1999.

During the Congress of the Spanish language in 2007, explained how Gabo wrote "One Hundred Years of Solitude."

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The Colombian, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature, is the great symbol of magical realism

In 1961 he moved to Mexico, where he remained until the end of his life. There he published the first novel that became known, Colonel has no one who writes to him.

But the real hit him worldwide recognition in 1967 when it came to light One Hundred Years of Solitude. The published Editorial Sudamericana, in Buenos Aires, after other refuse do so, disbelieving their chances of success.

The novel was a success. Sold out its initial 8,000 copies in the first week, and the same thing happened with the next editions. García Márquez became famous everywhere.

The impact was very big in European Review, who began to speak of the "Latin American Boom". Colombian other pens that shook the literary scene of the time, as Mario Vargas Llosa, Julio Cortázar, Carlos Fuentes, Juan Rulfo, Augusto Roa Bastos, José Donoso and Jorge Amado, among others were added.

traslation: Belén Zapata