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Dramatic,
Adventurous,
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100 Years Of Solitude (Oprah's Book Club (Prebound))
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Published: 2004-01-20
Library Binding : 448 pages
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Tells the story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American ...
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(Tells the story of the Buendia family, set against the background of the evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town.

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  "100 years of solitude"by mharonson (see profile) 09/15/11

Wonderful book. Historic. Great writing.

 
  "Magical"by cfreiche (see profile) 09/20/10

 
  "100 Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez"by vtreader (see profile) 09/08/10

Read on the recommendation of a book club member. The description is "magical realism" and there were some really interesting aspects to the author's writing. Unfortunately, the book was about twice... (read more)

 
  "Exotic Family Story"by lollygil (see profile) 09/03/10

I loved the dynamics in the family. Wonderful tale.

 
  "No doubt it is a master piece of Literature."by mpaniaguatej (see profile) 03/11/10

The characters, the adventures, the lives of the entire family are an example for the weaknesses and strength of human nature. The magic realism adds freshness, irony and comicality to the whole novel.... (read more)

 
  "100 Years of Solitude"by elisa0322 (see profile) 02/22/10

This is an epic story of one family. I loved the story, it was haunting and beautiful, but confusing as each generation was named after the previous, so it was hard to remember who was original vs the... (read more)

 
  "100 Years of Solitude"by joseywarren (see profile) 02/02/10

The book is like reading a Russian novel, lots of characters - all with the same name. The 100 years of this families history is covered in great detail. I loved the book and plan on reading it again.... (read more)

 
  "awesome read"by kmanghise (see profile) 11/20/09

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