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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Jul 24, 09

bookshelves: iownthis, magic, magical_realism, translation, spanish, favorites
Recommended to Kerry by: Imi and Alex's non-wedding book swap
Recommended for: everybody
Read in July, 2009 — I own a copy, read count: 1

For the first half or so of this book, I thought it was "very interesting" and I enjoyed reading it. It slowly dawned on me just how beautiful and heartbreaking it is -- and exactly how appropriate the title is.

I scored this book at the book swap at Imi and Alex's not-wedding this summer, and far as I can tell, I won.
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mickiegoc Cathers That's exactly how I felt when I read it. GGM turned me on totally to that genre, too. You're making me feel like I need to crack my version open again.


Sherrie Gingery very well put! I loved this book and found it both funny and poignant.


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