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Oasis of Calm

I am not ashamed to say that I have been feeling a bit blue lately. Life has gotten a bit topsy turvy around here and what with the baby transitioning into the terrible twos, I have felt a totally stressed out. 1,839 more words

News of a Kidnapping: Garcia Marquez's Lost Gem

Synopsis: Drug baron Pablo Escobar and his acolytes are threatened of extradition to the United States for a harsher penal sentence.Determined to push the government to a u-turn,Escobar has ten relatives of Colombian politicians abducted and held hostage in the winter of 1990. 805 more words


Let's Explore... Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garíca Márquez


When newlywed Angela Vicario and Bayardo San Román are left to their wedding night, Bayardo discovers that his new wife is no virgin. Disgusted, he returns Angela to her family’s home that very night, where her humiliated mother beats her savagely, and her two brothers demand to know her violator, whom she names as Santiago Nasar. 21,382 more words


El revolotear del amor

“Meme lo esperaba, desnuda y temblando de amor entre los alacranes y las mariposas”.


La oscuridad me acompaña

mientras espero el grito de tu silencio… 128 more words

“Together they had overcome the daily incomprehension, the instantaneous hatred, the reciprocal nastiness, and fabulous flashes of glory in the conjugal conspiracy. It was time when they both loved each other best, without hurry or excess, when both were most conscious of and grateful for their incredible victories over adversity.

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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Book length: Moderate (400 pgs. or more)

Accessibility: A fairly easy read 

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars 

I’m going to start off with an easy one. 430 more words

No medicine cures what happiness cannot...

No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
~Gabriel Garcia Marquez