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Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves

Colonel Aureliano Buendía’s last memory, facing the firing squad, was of a “distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice”. It must have been March, for every year in March a family of gypsies, led by the legendary Melquíades, set up their tents near his village of Macondo. 436 more words

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The Merchant from Overseas: Melquíades and the Dust That Was Macondo

With the use of magical realism, a genre evident in most Latin American works of fiction where incidents considered as mystical mix together with the regular activities done by the characters (Roy 1), Gabriel García Márquez presents in his novel… 1,282 more words