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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

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Gabriel Garcia Marques – One Hundred Years of Solitude. 

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actions had been a mortal struggle between a measureless love and an invincible cowardice.

-Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

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“Death really did not matter to him but life did, and therefore the sensation he felt when they gave their decision was not a feeling of fear but of nostalgia.”

“Naturally,” he said. “But in any case, it’s better than not knowing why you’re fighting.” He looked him in the eyes and added with a smile: 14 more words

“Tell him,' the colonel said, smiling, 'that a person doesn’t die when he should but when he can.”

“Upset by two nostalgias facing each other like two mirrors, he lost his marvelous sense of unreality and he ended up recommending to all of them that they leave Macondo, that they forget everything he had taught them about the world and the human heart, that they shit on Horace, and that wherever they might be they always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end.”

Enjoy a sample performance from Latin Ballet of Virginia's 'Macondo'

RICHMOND, Va – Melissa Martinez and Jay Williams shared a special dance performance this morning from the Latin Ballet of Virginia’s latest offering, ‘Macondo.’ The show is a dance theatre interpretation of the novel, ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude,’ in homage and memory of the novel’s Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 48 more words

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