One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women -- brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that... show more
One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women -- brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul -- this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.
Publish date: February 21st 2006
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages no: 417
Edition language: English
(Original Review, 1981-02-27)I love One Hundred Years of Solitude, in my top three books. When I first read it, it was quite confusing, with all the names the same - and so sad and funny. Not to skip ahead, but I still remember that none of it really made sense until I read the very last page - and ...
I finally finished this! I took forever for multiple reasons. First--I started and restarted probably four or five times, because I was quickly finding myself lost as to what was happening. After a while, I just went with it--though also checked out the text version to go back and forth. I also ...
Interesting, but nowhere near as good as Love in the Time of Chlorera. Thankfully the book had a family tree, I had to keep referring to it. What a unique (read: crazy) book. All kinds of incest, warring, imaginative things going on. All the children the Colonel fathered. The matriach of the fa...
Sto lat samotności to książka, która bardzo przypadła mi do gustu, czyli jest pełna dramatów i dodatkowo jest bardzo dobrze napisana (a może raczej nieziemsko). Przy zawiłości fabuły czytało się ją niezwykle łatwo i przyjemnie, chociaż lubiłam pomagać sobie drzewem genealogicznym, który stworzyłam. ...
Amazing. The solitude that lingered through six generations. And the ending could not have been better. Loved it, but a little gloomy, so if you are a happy go lucky person, or not that sentimental or introvertish, you might find this boring. But I would say you find that out for yourself. Definitel...