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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Paul Strathern Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Great Writers in 90 Minutes Series Release Date:
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García Márquez stands on the shoulders of a great Latin American literary heritage. But he is also that modern rarity, a writer with aspirations to high art who also remains hugely popular. For those who fall under his spell, his novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, is one of the richest literary dreams ever written. Its “magical realism” has influenced writers the world over.

In García Márquez in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of García Márquez’s life and ideas and explains their influence on literature and on man’s struggle to understand his place in the world.

The 90 Minutes series includes brief but authoritative interpretations of the world’s great writers, bringing their lives and ideas to life in entertaining and accessible fashion, and making them comprehensible and interesting to almost everyone.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ellis | 7/26/2011

    " I read this because I had heard so much about 100 Years of Solitude, by Garcia Marques. I couldn't get my hands on the book I wanted, so I read this. It's a short little history. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Beth E | 3/5/2011

    " Very interesting details on the life of this author. He is probably the most complex author I've ever read and so interesting to see how he learned to write, those he admired, and the awards he's won for the work he has published. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Maggie | 1/23/2011

    " 3rd in a row to read. still appreciating the succinctness and the surprising tidbits. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Maxfield | 7/15/2010

    " Better than reading Marquez if you didn't grow up in Latin America. "

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