One Hundred Years of Solitude Author:Gabriel Garcia Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macdono through the history of the Buendia family. It is a rich and brilliant chronicle of the life and death and the tragicomedy of man. In the noble, ridiculous, beautiful, and tawdry story of the Buendia family one sees all mankind, j... more »ust as in history; myths, growth, and decay of Macando one seas all of Latin America.
Love and lust, war and revolution, riches an poverty, youth and senility--the variety of life, the endlessness of death, the search for peace and truth--these, the universal themes, dominate the novel. Whether he is describing an affair of passion or the voracity of capitalism and the competition of government, Gariel Garcia Marquez always writes with the simplicity and purity that are the mark of a master.« less