One Hundred Years Of Solitude
(Gabriel García Márquez)
One hundred years with de Buendía family, since the first page where the Colonel in front off the firing squad remember the day that carried him to know the snow, to the last where the solitude is converts in silence after the word ?end?. Without no kind of doubts we are before the work summit of the call ?magic realism.?
A lot of personages parade for the pages and streets of the mythic city of Macondo. The ascent and sunset of a city exploited for the caimans of banana?s company and after abandoned to its tragic luck. One family market by the success, the misfortune, the fault, the pardon, the life and above all the death. El massive execution of dreamers that only asked for dignity. The one thousand military revolutions, that leave fields baited of corpses, borders modified some kilometers, but any improvement for the civilian. The more beautiful girl of the world that flies toward the sky, where must live the angels. The drawings with frozen balls that cause they dream to the humble people that will have what only belongs to the affluent. The women of bad reputation and big heart. The foods and festivals brimming of generosity and happiness of the family Buendía. The prose unique and inimitable of a man criticized by his ideas but with a literary work that will cause forget us any speech of his inquisitor?s judges.
Read the memories of Gabriel García Márquez, ?To Live to Tell It?, will help us to understand better the genesis of this masterpiece, as well as the remainder of the literary production of the Nobel Prize.