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Leaf storm and other stories - Community Reviews back

by Gregory Rabassa
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Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 7 years ago
This was my first Gabriel Garcia Marquez book and it didn't take me long to see why he's a Nobel winner. I can see why readers fall in love with his books. He instantly grabs your attention. The first sentence is "I've seen a corpse for the first time." Who wouldn't want to read more after reading t...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 7 years ago
This was my first Gabriel Garcia Marquez book and it didn't take me long to see why he's a Nobel winner. I can see why readers fall in love with his books. He instantly grabs your attention. The first sentence is "I've seen a corpse for the first time." Who wouldn't want to read more after reading t...
Nicole~
Nicole~ rated it 8 years ago
I have a great affection for Leaf Storm. And a great compassion for the guy who wrote it. I can see him clear as day: he's a boy of twenty-two, twenty-three, who thinks he's never going to write another thing in his life, this is his only chance, so he tries to put everything in, everything he remem...
Amy Reads Books
Amy Reads Books rated it 10 years ago
Oh, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I guess it wasn’t third time lucky for us. Having really liked the previous two novels I read by Marquez (Chronicle of a Death Foretold and The Story of a Shipewrecked Sailor), Leaf Storm was kind of a major letdown.Marquez’s gorgeous writing style was out in force throug...
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