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Ashley Ashley said: "Half way through. Recognize a few of these but most are new to me. Interesting how "abroad" it is for a debut American writer (I realize he's writing from Europe). Seems to get traction most writers need to write about more "familiar" scenarios/envir...more "

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The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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A challenging read that requires some historical research. A few slow chunks in the narrative, but enduring themes, artful execution and well worth the work.

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