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 widespr
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One Hundred Years of Solitude

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4.08 avg rating — 752,488 ratings — published 1967 — 735 editions
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Love in the Time of Cholera

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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3.97 avg rating — 126,576 ratings — published 1981 — 349 editions
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Of Love and Other Demons

3.98 avg rating — 56,146 ratings — published 1994 — 220 editions
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Memories of My Melancholy W...

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El coronel no tiene quien l...

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The Autumn of the Patriarch

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3.86 avg rating — 18,067 ratings — published 1975 — 192 editions
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No One Writes to the Colone...

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3.87 avg rating — 12,746 ratings — published 1961 — 22 editions
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The General in His Labyrinth

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3.69 avg rating — 17,749 ratings — published 1989 — 171 editions
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Strange Pilgrims

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“What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.”
Gabriel García Márquez

“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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