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La increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y de su abuela desalmada

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En la novela breve «La increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y de su abuela desalmada» se cuenta la historia de Eréndira, una adolescente que vive en el desierto de la guajira con su abuela, a la que atiende sin descanso.
Hardcover, 157 pages
Published 2009 by Editorial Diana (first published 1972)
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Camille Stein
Paradise Lost - Gustave Dore

Paradise Lost - Gustave Doré - WikiPaintings.org - http://ow.ly/wsvgW




- En el fondo del mar -dijo Tobías- hay un pueblo de casitas blancas con millones de flores en las terrazas.

- Mi mamá dice que los que se mueren en el desierto no van al cielo sino al mar -dijo Ulises.




El ángel anciano y sus milagros de consolación. Fragancias de rosa que abren las puertas del mar. Esteban, el náufrago muerto y descomunal, huérfano y adoptado por el pueblo que acoge sus restos. Las paradojas de un destino q
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Hend
the theme common in most of these short stories is death .....

besides the story of Innocent Erendira ,these four stories was interesting to me...

The third resignation.
i think this one is extraordinary,describes the fear of death,burial,solid ate and abandonment ....he has gone furthest in dramatizing the terror of burial.....

The woman who came at six o'clock
it portrays the conflict between good and evil,the innocence of Jose a restaurant owner,and Reina a prostitute who used to come at the resta
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Lavinia
Oh, the first story - A very old man with enormous wings - is absolutely fantastic, and it reminded me of this wonderful painting by Romanian artist Stefan Caltia:

calator

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I haven't always liked reading short stories. But I realise now what amount of work it takes to tell a story in only a few pages, to concentrate all the ideas you would put in tens or hundreds of pages (supposed you were to write a novel) in just a few paragraphs. And sometimes, I guess, writing stories gives you the freedom of expl
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Carmo Santos
Sete contos. Sete pedaços de amor, dor, solidão, morte e fatalismo.
De todos os livros que já li de Gabriel García Marqués, este foi aquele em que o seu famoso realismo mágico mais se fez notar.
É uma mistura exuberante e exagerada que tanto nos faz rir como lamentar pelo destino das personagens.
Em todos os contos pairou a desgraça e a morte como algo inevitável. No último dos contos, aquele que dá nome ao livro, a tragédia é levada ao extremo. Pobre Eréndira, aquilo não era uma avó, era um castig
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Elliot
The best of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's writing is like the carnival: an exuberant mixture of life of death, of laughter and sorrow, of high and low, of sense and nonsense. For Marquez, the relationship between these opposites is dialectical: they do not cancel each other out. The beautiful and the ugly aren't antagonistic or exclusionary, but simply two parts of an existence that transcends them both.

These stories aren't Gabo's best, but they reflect an interest in the space between life and deat
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Agustín Fest
Este fue, si mal no recuerdo, uno de mis primeros libros del Boom. Venía de leer literatura inglesa, ciencia ficción americana (la edad de oro, 40-50) y fantástica (80, 90). Sonaba mucho el nombre de Márquez, y se quedó al menos diez años en la memoria de la gente, porque recuerdo que me lo recordaban mucho. En una conversación de libros siempre salía perdiendo: No podía hablar de Feist o de Brooks, pero todo mundo podía decir algo de Márquez, aún lo que hubiera dicho en una entrevista. Así que, ...more
Benjamin Zapata
This amazing book brings together the short novel that gives the book his name,and six more fantastic short stories. Each of them a masterpiece on their own,all of them world famous. It's hard for me to pick a favorite from this collection,or from any other by Garcia Marquez,he's just such a good and powerful writer,a magician. I really enjoy and love the ending for the story "Blacaman el bueno,vendedor de milagros",I thought I was reading something from "The Arabian Nights". And that's the feel ...more
Sara Sbaraglia
Meravigliosa raccolta di racconti dal sapore magico, su uno sfondo caraibico più onirico che reale. Piccoli universi chiusi in sé stessi e lontani dal resto del mondo che mi hanno riportato col pensiero a Macondo. E la prosa di Marquez è sempre più affascinante ogni volta che la leggo. Bellissimo.
Lucrezia
Bellissima raccolta di Marquez, racconti unici nel loro genere , vi si ritrovano le atmosfere magiche e quali ancestrali di cent' anni di solitudine, e altri gradevoli sorprese, ogni racconto è un mondo a se stante ,un bellissimo mondo a se stante, perfettamente completo e evocativo nella sua brevità. Vale la pena comprarlo anche solo per i primi 4 racconti , ma anche gli altri sono belli , se vogliamo quello che mi è piaciuto meno , è proprio quello che da il nome al libro , pur essendo il più ...more
Frankie
This is a good start for ggb readers. The title story, at 60 pages practically a novella, is beautiful. "Innocent Eréndira..." has moments of colorful magical realism, particularly during the grandmother character's bouts of sleep-talking.

There is a series of vaguely-connected shorts on the blur between sleep and death in the middle of the collection. These I didn't enjoy. The stream-of-consciousness technique and inner-dialogue made them difficult to follow.

Two stories – "The Sea of Lost Time"
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Bayansa
.. مجموعة من القصص.. تغوص بك في عالم مدهش .. عالم غابرييل الخيالي .. حيث كل شيء ممكن .. تعصف بك الأحداث الى عالم لايعرف الحدود .. جميلة هي رواياته .. جميل هو خياله بالرغم من غرابته ..
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.. بغض النظر عن جمال مفرداتها .. إلا أنني وجدت بعض الفراغات اللتي لم يتم ملؤها .. خلفت ورائها حيرة شديدة في ماهية مايرمي إليه .. ماجعل الفهم متعسراً على فهم بعض أحداثها ..
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أحمد نفادي
احببت قصة ايرينديرا البريئة وكرهت جدا استغلال جدتها لها
هل الظروف ممكن تبرر الاعمال وتدفعنا لاشياء ننكرها ربما ايرينديرا تناقش ذلك
هناك قصص اخري محببة للنفس في المجموعة لكن هناك ايضا العديد من القصص الغير مفهومة أعتقد انها تستحق قراءة ثانية لعل الامور تنجلي خاصة واني قرأتها في وقت دراسة وضغط
Luis
La primera de estas historias gira alrededor de cómo una abuela se aprovecha de su nieta Eréndira para sacar rédito, sin importarle lo más mínimo vender su cuerpo a millares de hombres desconocidos. Pese al mal gusto que provoca en mí el planteamiento (y no es la única vez que lo veremos en García Márquez), la trama está embadurnada en una magia sostenida aderezada con momentos de romanticismo y humor que la hacen fácil de disfrutar. Las situaciones delirantes se amoldan con total normalidad a l ...more
Frank
Il commento a questo libro non può non essere positivo. Come dice colei che me lo ha consigliato, in questo, come anche in altri libri di Marquez, vengono narrate cose che leggendole superficialmente possono apparire irreali e inverosimili; invece con una lettura più attenta si possono trovare molte analogie con la vita reale e si può notare che certe situazioni sono più comuni di quanto si possa pensare.
Maria Pallozzi
Una raccolta di racconti in cui è la legge dello scrittore a regnare: una cosa è vera nel momento in cui Marquez ha deciso di narrarla. I racconti che ho preferito è quello che dà il nome all'antologia, la storia di una ragazzina che viene costretta dalla nonna a prostituirsi per ripagare i danni causati alla vecchia per una fatalità. E' tutto molto irreale, a tratti fin troppo.
Abdullah Abdulrahman
يالله .. لا أصدق أنني أتممت قرائته !!
لا أعرف ما الذي جعلني لا أستسيغ هذا الكتاب
أظنها الترجمة السيئة .. على الغالب
أو ربما أسلوب الكاتب المليء بتراكيب نفسية
و لغة ثالثة ليست موجودة في القواميس
كل ما أعرفه أن مجموعة القصص فيه .. مستواها
بين المتوسط إلى السيء جداً !
Nooran Alrubizi
تعجبني و تجذبني قصص الجدات مع حفيداتهن !



قصة " ارنديرا وجدتها " قرأتها ضمن مجموعة قصصية في كتاب واحد لجبرييل - إذا مش غلطانه - وكانت القصة تحمل أسم بائعة الورد .. وأعتقد انها هي المعنيه



Rafa
Necesitaba volver a encontrarme con su magnífica escritura después del infortunio de Vivir para contarlo.
Ken Brimhall
This is the second time I read Innocent Erendira and her Heartless Grandmother, the first time so long ago I didn't remember much. I would give the book five stars, but when comparing it to One Hundred Years of Solitude, one of the greatest novels ever written, I couldn't give it the same rating. Innocent Erendira has its illuminating moments, the sea and the desert become characters, and reality blends with dreams. This time through, I was amazed at the humor and dialogue, despite it being, for ...more
aljouharah altheeyb
*نفسٌ عميق*

حسناً الآن، ومن أنا لأتحدث عن ماركيز ؟ كاتبي المُفضل رسمياً ؟
الرجل الذي يجعل عالمه المجنون حقيقة مُملة ويقلب الحقيقة جنونا عجيباً بالكاد تتقبله الأعين !!

مجموعة القصص هذه خدعتني كثيراً لأكون صادقة .. فقد كُنت أظن انها رواية طويله ذات فصول متقطعه لكن مترابطة كرواية مئة عام من العزلة ..
لأكتشف بعد عدة قصص أنها “حقيقة” مجموعة قصصية !
لماذا لا يكتبون هذا على الغلاف ؟ الأمر سهل :\

القصص بشكل عام مرتبطة بطريقة وأخرى، جميعها وقعت على نفس الأرض \ الصحراء والشاطئ السهلي .. بإمكانك أن ترى شخص
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Douglas Lopez
The author purpose of writing ‘’Innocent Erendira’’ is to show the way a twelve year old named Erendira lives with her grandmother and what she goes through. Another reason why the author purpose of writing this story is to talk about what the things that Erendira had to do in order to pay back her grandmother for what she had done. The impacts that this book have on the audience is very shocking because Erendira grandmother sells her into prostitution in order for her to pay her back for the th ...more
toni
The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother: Yeah, I’ve seen longer ones but actually not as many as you might think. The real problem is, when a title gets really long, it gradually grows into a living thing, has its own life, and sometimes breathes really loud. But dignified (and windy) as they are, long titles rarely lapse into absurdity and surely don’t bite, plus one thing’s for sure, wherever they go, they always carry with them this unmistakable aura of ...more
Alfredo
Quizá no soy tan hincha de García Márquez. O quizá eso del «realismo mágico» —que, con los últimos apuntes realizados por los críticos y por los estudiosos, ya no sé si es un término adecuado o no— no es lo mío. Quizá simplemente me es posible apreciar de mejor forma cualquier relato anclado en el realismo cotidiano, no en el plano de la fantasía desbordada. Como sea, el caso es que La increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y de su abuela desalmada me ha gustado... sí. A secas. Y no ...more
Nicole Hale
Another collection of short stories, and Marquez excels in the format. In this book, the first short story - the one about Erendira of the title - is about half the book, and the other eleven stories are much shorter. The majority of the stories are about death, actually, whether it's encroaching death or what happens afterward. In one story, a twin wonders what will become of him when his brother dies; will his brother be resurrected by his life force, or will his brother's death rot into his b ...more
Giovanna
Amo i racconti visionari di Marquez, dove ci si può perdere come ci si perde nei sogni:sapendo che può accadere di tutto e tutto può accadere.E li amo perchè sento (lo sento davvero solo io?) che a volte la vita, in certi momenti, istanti pazzeschi, si svolge come in essi: travolgendoci senza regole, sottosopra, al di là di ogni parvenza di normalità. E li amo perchè sento che dentro di me anche io sono un mondo che nessuno conosce, dove può non piovere per mezzo secolo e poi piovere così tanto ...more
Jycel
Ha sido casualidad que en menos de una semana haya acabado leyendo dos historias de García Márquez, y la verdad es que he quedado encantada.

Su estilo es sencillo y directo. Es un gusto leer literatura hispánica de vez en cuando, porque entre tanto autor extranjero, a veces echo de menos los ricos matices de nuestra lengua. Y en ésto, García Márquez es un maestro. Ha escrito tanto y ha escrito tan bien, que siempre es un gusto.

Ésta es una historia triste, pero es de esas que están tan bien conta
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Hind jrab
مجموعة قصصية للكاتب الكولومبي وصاحب رائعة " مائة عام من العزلة " الكاتب المشهور غابرييل غارسيا ماركيز.
منذ انتهيت من هذه المجموعة وانا افكر بمدى اتساع الخيال لدى هذا الاديب، ترى اي خيال قد يوصلنا الى ما وصل اليه غارسيا ماركيز في هذه القصص القصيرة!
هي فصيرة فعلا ولكن خلال قرائتي لها شعرت انني اغرق في اعماق بحر شاسع لانهائي الاتساع...
كنت خلال قرائتي افكر بماهية الشخصية والفكر الذي يحمله غارسيا ماركيز ليكون قادرا على رسم صور بتلك الطريقة التي لا تخلو من ابداع ولامحدودية في الخيال. لدرجة شعرت معها اما
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Dawn
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I don't think this was a good choice for a first time reader of Márquez? I found it a bit too random, yet I quite like the 'magical-realism' genre.
I'd heard a lot about this author & friends with similar tastes had recommended him, so I expected to love it. Maybe that expectation was part of the problem.
In the end I have paused two thirds of the way through, and I will try another of his works. Then perhaps I will come back to this one when I am more familiar with his writing (after checking
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Carlakings
"...atendendo os doentes comuns em grande quantidade mediante combinação especial, os loucos conforme sua mania, as crianças por metade do preço e os tolos por gratidão, e vamos a ver quem se atreve a dizer que não sou filantropo, damas e cavalheiros, e agora sim, senhor comandante da vigésima esquadra, ordene aos seus rapazes que deixem as barricadas para que passe a humanidade sofredora, os lazarentos à esquerda, os epilépticos à direita, os tolhidos onde não estorvem e lá atrás os menos urgen ...more
jeremy
composed of the title novella and eleven other short stories, innocent erendira features some twenty-five years of garcia marquez's earlier, briefer writings. more than half of the included stories were penned in his early 20's, and while they demonstrate a young talent, they are hardly comparable to his more mature outings. amongst the collection's best pieces are "innocent erendira," "the sea of lost time," "eyes of a blue dog," and "the woman who came at six o'clock."
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  • Pantaleón y las visitadoras
  • Arráncame la vida
  • Final del juego
  • El siglo de las luces
  • Delirio
  • Los de abajo
  • Boquitas pintadas
  • The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory
  • María
  • Pedro Páramo
  • Los ríos profundos
  • The Death of Artemio Cruz
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(Arabic: جابرييل جارسيا ماركيز)

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 a
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“She returned many years later. So much time had passed that the smell of musk in the room had blended in with the smell of the dust, with the dry and tiny breath of the insects. I was alone in the house, sitting in the corner, waiting. And I had learned to make out the sound of rotting wood, the flutter of the air becoming old in the closed bedrooms. That was when she came.” 6 likes
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