Friday Favourite: One Hundred Years of Solititude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

There are books that, once you read them, change your view of literature and what it can be. One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of those books for me. This was the first I'd read from Gabriel Garcia Marquez, on an island in the Philippines, more than ten years ago, and the first example… Continue reading Friday Favourite: One Hundred Years of Solititude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Book Review – News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is undoubtedly best known for his beautiful "magic realism" prose. In novels like Love in the Time of Cholera or The General in his Labyrinth, Marquez masterfully joins fiction and fancy so that it becomes beautifully impossible to tell what's based in reality and what is not. Even his personal memoir, Living… Continue reading Book Review – News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel Garcia Marquez