Collected Novellas

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez; J. S. Bernstein (Translator); Gregory Rabassa (Translator)
(Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060932664, 288pp.)

Publication Date: January 2008

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Renowned as a master of magical realism, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has long delighted readers around the world with his exquisitely crafted prose. Brimming with unforgettable characters and set in exotic locales, his fiction transports readers to a world that is at once fanciful, haunting, and real.

Leaf Storm, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's first novella, introduces the mythical village of Macondo, a desolate town beset by torrents of rain, where a man must fulfill a promise made years earlier.

No One Writes to the Colonel is a novella of life in a decaying tropical town in Colombia with an unforgettable central character.

Chronicle of a Death Foretold is a dark and profound story of three people joined together in a fatal act of violence.




About the Author
Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. Garcia Marquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.



Antonio Lobo Antunes, born in 1942, is the author of novels including "What Can I Do When Everything's On Fire?" and "Act of the Damned". He lives in Lisbon, Portugal.
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