One Hundred Years of Solitude
An acknowledged masterpiece, this is the story of seven generations of the Buendia family and of Macondo, the town they have built. Though little more than a settlement surrounded by mountains, Macondo has its wars and disasters, even its wonders and miracles. A microcosm of Columbian life, its... show more
An acknowledged masterpiece, this is the story of seven generations of the Buendia family and of Macondo, the town they have built. Though little more than a settlement surrounded by mountains, Macondo has its wars and disasters, even its wonders and miracles. A microcosm of Columbian life, its secrets lie hidden, encoded in a book and only Aureliano Buendia can fathom its mysteries and reveal its shrouded destiny. Blending political reality with magic realism, fantasy with comic invention, "One Hundred Years of Solitude" is one of the most daringly original works of the twentieth century.
Publish date: 2000
Pages no: 422
Edition language: English
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...
Zawsze chcemy o swoim życiu usłyszeć bajkę. Marquez zaprowadził nas do bajkowej krainy
I really enjoyed this book. At first, I had a hard time getting involved, but before I knew it, I just couldn't put the book down. I was insanely confused with the characters since they all have close to the same name. I enjoyed the dynamics of the characters and how they each played a role in the g...