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Was Gabo an Irishman?

Was Gabo an Irishman?

What a silly question, you may say. (If you’re asking yourself, Gabo who?, check out my brief post last week… 610 more words


Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Chronicle of a Death Foretold
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
published by Penguin Books

At a 122 pages Chronicle of a Death Foretold begins explosively, races through a gripping  narrative, and ends in a thunderous crescendo. 262 more words


I Martius am! Once first, and now the third

Now, with May just around the corner, I suddenly feel like it’s time to recall what I read almost two months ago, haha:

Erle Stanley Gardner: Perry Mason und der Tote im Rollstuhl… 81 more words


Review of Gregory Rabassa’s Memoir, “If This Be Treason”

I suppose that to be considered a memoir, Gregory Rabassa’s If This Be Treason: Translation and Its Dyscontents should have a tighter narrative, but it doesn’t… 421 more words


Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America. Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century, he was awarded the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature. 592 more words

Colombian Novelist

Quote of the Day

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on they day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.” ~ Gabriel Garcia Márquez,  6 more words