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 — 722,443 ratings — published 1967 — 707 editions
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Love in the Time of Cholera

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3.92 avg rating — 394,084 ratings — published 1985 — 11 editions
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

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3.97 avg rating — 117,107 ratings — published 1981 — 341 editions
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Of Love and Other Demons

3.98 avg rating — 53,750 ratings — published 1994 — 217 editions
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Memories of My Melancholy W...

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El coronel no tiene quien l...

3.76 avg rating — 30,305 ratings — published 1961 — 228 editions
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The Autumn of the Patriarch

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3.85 avg rating — 17,508 ratings — published 1975 — 190 editions
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No One Writes to the Colone...

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3.87 avg rating — 12,579 ratings — published 1961 — 22 editions
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The General in His Labyrinth

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3.69 avg rating — 17,116 ratings — published 1989 — 168 editions
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Strange Pilgrims

4.04 avg rating — 16,702 ratings — published 1992 — 164 editions
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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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