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 late 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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4.02 avg rating — 512,726 ratings — published 1967 — 509 editions
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Love in the Time of Cholera

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3.88 avg rating — 293,395 ratings — published 1985 — 318 editions
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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3.94 avg rating — 66,473 ratings — published 1981 — 235 editions
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Memories of My Melancholy W...

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Of Love and Other Demons

3.98 avg rating — 35,087 ratings — published 1994 — 164 editions
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El coronel no tiene quien l...

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3.85 avg rating — 9,899 ratings — published 1961 — 19 editions
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The Autumn of the Patriarch

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3.84 avg rating — 11,806 ratings — published 1975 — 136 editions
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The General in His Labyrinth

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3.66 avg rating — 11,684 ratings — published 1989 — 121 editions
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Collected Stories

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4.19 avg rating — 6,235 ratings — published 2012 — 62 editions
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“What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”
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