El coronel no tiene quien le escriba

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Biblioteca Era, 1961 - 105 pages
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A novel by the Columbian author.

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Seven out of ten. In a decaying Colombian town the Colonel and his ailing wife are living a hand-to-mouth existence, scraping together the money for food and medicine. The Colonel's hopes for a better future lie with his rooster, which for him, and the whole town, has become a symbol of defiance. Read full review

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Por desgracia me obligaron a leer este libro siendo muy joven en la escuela y no tengo recuerdos buenos del mismo me pareció sumamente aburrido y repetitivo, (quiero que quede claro que durante mi juventud leí libros de gran complejidad como las siete tragedias de Sófocles las cuales me parecieron una maravilla y otros similares, que sigo encontrando más interesantes que esta obra en particular de GGM). Lo recomendaría para mayores de edad y jamás se lo dejen leer a estudiantes menores de 15 años si los quieren traer al mundo de la lectura. 

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About the author (1961)

Gabriel García Márquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia on March 6, 1927. After studying law and journalism at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, he became a journalist. In 1965, he left journalism, to devote himself to writing. His works included Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the Colonel, The Evil Hour, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, The Autumn of the Patriarch, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, The General in His Labyrinth, Clandestine in Chile, and the memoir Living to Tell the Tale. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. He died on April 17, 2014 at the age of 87.

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