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Title:The General in His Labyrinth
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Publisher:Penguin Books
ISBN:0140157433
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Number of Pages:285
Category:Historical fiction, Classics, Literature

The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel García Márquez, Edith Grossman

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The General in His Labyrinth Gabriel Garcia Marquez s most political novel is the tragic story of General Simon Bolivar the man who tried to unite a continent Bolivar known in six Latin American countries as the Liberator is one of the most revered heroes of the western hemisphere in Garcia Marquez s reimagining he is magnificently flawed as well The novel follows Bolivar as he takes his final journey in down the Magdalena River toward the sea revisiting the scenes of his former glory and lamenting his lost dream of an alliance of American nations Forced from power dogged by assassins and prematurely aged and wasted by a fatal illness the General is still a remarkably vital and mercurial man He seems to remain alive by the sheer force of will that led him to so many victories in the battlefields and love affairs of his past As he wanders in the labyrinth of his failing powers and still powerful memories he defies his impending death until the last

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In Barcelona an aging Brazilian prostitute trains her dog to weep at the grave she has chosen for herself In Vienna a woman parlays her gift for seeing the future into a fortunetelling position with a wealthy family In Geneva an ambulance driver and his wife take in the lonely apparently dying ex President of a Caribbean country only to discover that his political ambition is very much intact br br In these twelve masterly stories about the lives of Latin Americans in Europe Garc a M rquez conveys the peculiar amalgam of melancholy tenacity sorrow and aspiration that is the migr experience, El coronel no tiene quien le escriba fue escrita por Gabriel Garc a M rquez durante su estancia en Par s adonde hab a llegado como corresponsal de prensa y con la secreta intenci n de estudiar cine a mediados de los a os cincuenta El cierre del peri dico para el que trabajaba le sumi en la pobreza mientras redactaba en tres versiones distintas esta excepcional novela que fue rechazada por varios editores antes de su publicaci n Tras el barroquismo faulkneriano de La hojarasca esta segunda novela supone un paso hacia la ascesis hacia la econom a expresiva y el estilo del escritor se hace m s puro y transparente Se trata tambi n de una historia de injusticia y violencia un viejo coronel retirado va al puerto todos los viernes a esperar la llegada de la carta oficial que responda a la justa reclamaci n de sus derechos por los servicios prestados a la patria Pero la patria permanece muda, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature br p Garc a M rquez has composed with his usual sensual gravity and Olympian humor a love letter to the dying light John Updike i The New Yorker i br p p i On the eve of his ninetieth birthday a bachelor decides i to give himself a wild night of love with a virgin As is his habit he has purchased hundreds of women he asks a madam for her assistance The fourteen year old girl who is procured for him is enchanting but exhausted as she is from caring for siblings and her job sewing buttons she can do little but sleep Yet with sleeping beauty at his side it is he who awakens to a romance he has never known br p p Tender knowing and slyly comic i Memories of My Melancholy Whores i is an exquisite addition to the master s work br p p Luminous The cunning of i Memories i lies in the utter and utterly unexpected reliability of its narrator i The New York Times Book Review i br p p Masterful Erotic As hypnotizing as it is disturbing i Los Angeles Times i br p p Profoundly haunting Fiction of the very highest order i The Times Literary Supplement i p, Book Jacket Status Jacketed br Gabriel Garcia Marquez s most political novel is the tragic story of General Simon Bolivar the man who tried to unite a continent br Bolivar known in six Latin American countries as the Liberator is one of the most revered heroes of the western hemisphere in Garcia Marquez s brilliant reimagining he is magnificently flawed as well The novel follows Bolivar as he takes his final journey in down the Magdalena River toward the sea revisiting the scenes of his former glory and lamenting his lost dream of an alliance of American nations Forced from power dogged by assassins and prematurely aged and wasted by a fatal illness the General is still a remarkably vital and mercurial man He seems to remain alive by the sheer force of will that led him to so many victories in the battlefields and love affairs of his past As he wanders in the labyrinth of his failing powers and still powerful memories he defies his impending death until the last br i The General in His Labyrinth i is an unforgettable portrait of a visionary from one of the greatest writers of our time