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Cien Años De Soledad

If you have a hard time remembering names, I’ve found the perfect challenge for you. By the time you’re done reading One Hundred Years of Solitude… 388 more words


From Márquez' One Hundred Years of Solitude

“[. . .] Úrsula suddenly realized that the house had become full of people, that her children were on the point of marrying and having children, and that they would be obliged to scatter for lack of space. 755 more words

Poem Of The Month / The PACK Admires


…no haber leído ni Rayuela, ni Cien años de soledad, ni El tiempo perdido ni tantos otros clásicos… ¡cuánto “canon” me queda, pues! Pero, al mismo tiempo, ¡cuánta obra “menor” maravillosa de la que he disfrutado! 17 more words


Requiem for a nun, William Faulkner

What strikes the reader first when approaching Requiem for a nun is its curious combination of drama (in the sense of theatre form) and narrative. One could think of it as a random decision, that, for whatever reason, Faulkner thought that some parts of the book worked better as a novel and some others as a play, that is, with a predominance of dynamism and dialogues above description. 711 more words



Sí, me sentía sola. Pero no por eso hice lo que hice.

Si hubiese alguien más alrededor lo hubiese hecho igual. Que no hubiera nadie lo hizo todo más fácil. 578 more words

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Ice For Aureliano Buendia

Last monday was a very special night for me. One of the best nights I’ve lived before 2014 ends.

If you know me or read my blog you may know that my all time favorite book is… 222 more words


A Good Beginning

What’s the first sentence of your favorite book? Mine is from One Hundred Years of Solitude:

“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.” 106 more words