The General in His Labyrinth

The General in His Labyrinth

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In his younger days, Simon Bolivar swept the Spanish back to Europe, liberating South America with his youthful vitality. Now 46, it's time to send himself into retirement. Wending his way down the Magdalena River towards the Caribbean with his servant, Jose Palacios, his journey is hindered by his own reluctance to let his power go."
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 20mm | 222.26g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Spanish
  • 0140157433
  • 9780140157437

About Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia, in 1927. He studied at the University of Botoga and later worked as a reporter for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador and as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Caracas and New York. He is the author of several novels and collections of stories, including Eyes of a Blue Dog (1947), Leaf Storm (1955), No One Writesto the Colonel (1958), In Evil Hour (1962), Big Mama's Funeral (1962), One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (1972), The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981), Love in the Time of Cholera (1985), The General in His Labyrinth (1989), Strange Pilgrims (1992), Of Love and Other Demons (1994) and Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2005). Many of his books arepublished by Penguin. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in 2014.
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