Gabriel García Márquez: The Author Who Gave Us One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Fondly referred to as ‘Gabo’, Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian writer who is loved all over the world for his amazing books that have often been referred to as ‘legendary’. Known for his works like ‘One Hundred Years Of Solitude’ and ‘Love In The Time Of Cholera’, was one of the most unforgettable authors of the 20th century.

His contribution to literature has been terrific. Márquez, who started off as a journalist popularised a literary style called ‘magic realism’ which used magical elements while writing in real situations. In 1982, he received the Nobel Prize for literature.

Today, on his birthday, we revisit his works and bring you some of the best that he has written. these eight quotes from his books reflect the genius of his mind and the understanding he had of our world:

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Heer Khant
Heer Khant

Traveller | Writer | Photographer | Maverick | Social Worker | Lawyer | A freedom-loving woman for whom words are like wings to her soul. She believes in aliens, hates boundaries and lives like the first human on Earth.

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