Gabriel García Márquez

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Gabriel García Márquez


Born
in Aracataca, Magdalena, Colombia
March 06, 1927

Died
April 17, 2014

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Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist. García Márquez, familiarly known as "Gabo" in his native country, was considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century. In 1982, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

He studied at the University of Bogotá and later worked as a reporter for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador and as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Caracas and New York. He wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, but is best-known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) and Love in the Time of Cholera (1985). His works have achieved significant critical acclaim and widespread
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One Hundred Years of Solitude

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4.03 avg rating — 563,006 ratings — published 1967 — 524 editions
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Love in the Time of Cholera

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3.89 avg rating — 316,741 ratings — published 1985 — 340 editions
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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3.95 avg rating — 77,917 ratings — published 1981 — 260 editions
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Memories of My Melancholy W...

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3.58 avg rating — 48,564 ratings — published 2004 — 162 editions
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Of Love and Other Demons

3.98 avg rating — 39,474 ratings — published 1994 — 177 editions
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El coronel no tiene quien l...

3.71 avg rating — 18,143 ratings — published 1961 — 176 editions
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The Autumn of the Patriarch

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3.84 avg rating — 13,227 ratings — published 1975 — 157 editions
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No One Writes to the Colone...

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3.85 avg rating — 10,663 ratings — published 1961 — 24 editions
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The General in His Labyrinth

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3.66 avg rating — 12,938 ratings — published 1989 — 131 editions
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Collected Stories

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4.18 avg rating — 6,669 ratings — published 1984 — 64 editions
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More books by Gabriel García Márquez…
“What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”
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“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.”
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“It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.”
Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

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