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Chronicle of a Death Foretold - Gregory Rabassa, Paul Giovanopoulos, Gabriel García Márquez
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
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"EXQUISITELY HARROWING . . . . Very strange and brilliantly conceived. . . . A sort of metaphysical murder mystery. . . . The murder will stand among the innumerable murders of modern literature as one of the best and most powerfully rendered."A mysterious and haunting tale of romance and murder,... show more
"EXQUISITELY HARROWING . . . . Very strange and brilliantly conceived. . . . A sort of metaphysical murder mystery. . . . The murder will stand among the innumerable murders of modern literature as one of the best and most powerfully rendered."A mysterious and haunting tale of romance and murder, that begins with the marriage of a man and a woman in love. But when he inexplicably mistreats his beloved on the night of the wedding, he is in turn murdered by her brothers, and we are left with a strange sense of inevitability and passions gone terribly awry.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345310026 (0345310020)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 143
Edition language: English
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blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
5.0 Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Vintage International)
In a tiny, coastal Latin American town, Angela Vicario and Bayardo San Román get married and have the biggest party the town had seen! But soon after, Bayardo returns his new wife to her shocked family after he realizes that her virginity has been spoiled. In an effort to restore her honor, her twin...
amrhosny54943
amrhosny54943 rated it
1.0 قصة موت معلن
ما هو انا اللى غلطان اصلا , اذا كان لما قرأت مئة عام من العزلة اول مرة مقدرتش اكملها من الملل وقيمتها بنجمتين وبعد فترة بالعافية كملتها وقييمتها بتلات نجوم , وبيقولوا عليها احسن حاجة كتبها ومش عارف احسن رواية فى التاريخ ومعجبتنيش اوي , اقوم اقرأ قصة موت معلن ما أكيد مش هتعجبني .ده الرواية 100 صفحة ...
Marlena23
Marlena23 rated it
5.0 Kronika zapowiedzianej śmierci
Kronika zapowiedzianej śmierci to taki trochę kryminał a rebours - już od samego początku wiemy kto i przez kogo został zamordowany. Szybko dowiadujemy się też z jakich pobudek popełnione zostało morderstwo. Narrator odkrywa przed czytelnikiem niezwykły splot zdarzeń, które sprawiły, że młody człowi...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.0 Chronicle of a Death Foretold
This is a clever novella. It is about a murder that everyone knows is going to happen in a small town and that no one does anything to stop. As the narrative continues, it becomes obvious that the murders do not want to actually commit the murder, but are doing it only out of a misguided sense of ...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
"manifestations of love are ritualistic" and the same goes for honor.
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