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The Autumn Of The Patriarch - Gabriel García Márquez
The Autumn Of The Patriarch
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, renowned as a master of magical realism, creates stories that grip the imagination. Set in exotic locals, peoples with unforgettable characters, and crafted with exquisite prose, his stories transport the reader to a world that is at once fanciful and real. One of Gabriel... show more
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, renowned as a master of magical realism, creates stories that grip the imagination. Set in exotic locals, peoples with unforgettable characters, and crafted with exquisite prose, his stories transport the reader to a world that is at once fanciful and real. One of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant and the corruption of power. Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, the novel is overflowing with symbolic descriptions as it vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship. From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme cruelty, the dictator embodies at once the best and the worst of human nature.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060932671 (0060932678)
ASIN: 60932678
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 255
Edition language: English
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Marlena23
Marlena23 rated it
5.0 Jesień patriarchy
Zdecydowanie jest to moja ulubiona książka Marqueza. Fascynująca pod względem budowy - składa się ze zdań wielokrotnie złożonych, sprawiających wrażenie potoku myśli - nie tylko tytułowego patriarchy, bo głos udzielany jest tu nawet z pozoru nieistotnym postaciom, wplata się pojedyncze zdania, w któ...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
2.0 The Autumn of the Patriarch
...le général Narciso Lopez s'est enfoncé dans le cul une charge de dynamite......merde alors, comment est-il possible que cet Indien puisse écrire une chose aussi belle avec la main qui lui sert à se torcher le cul...
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