Collected Novellas: Leaf Storm; No One Writes to the Colonel; Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Collected Novellas: Leaf Storm; No One Writes to the Colonel; Chronicle of a Death Foretold

by Gabriel García Márquez

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Overview

Renowned as a master of magical realism, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has long delighted readers around the world with his exquisitely crafted prose. Brimming with unforgettable characters and set in exotic locales, his fiction transports readers to a world that is at once fanciful, haunting, and real.

Leaf Storm, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's first novella, introduces the mythical village of Macondo, a desolate town beset by torrents of rain, where a man must fulfill a promise made years earlier.

No One Writes to the Colonel is a novella of life in a decaying tropical town in Colombia with an unforgettable central character.

Chronicle of a Death Foretold is a dark and profound story of three people joined together in a fatal act of violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060932664
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/08/2008
Series: Perennial Classic Series
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 440,857
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. García Márquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.

Hometown:

Mexico City, Mexico

Date of Birth:

March 6, 1928

Place of Birth:

Aracataca, Colombia

Education:

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1947-48, and Universidad de Cartagena, 1948-49

Table of Contents

Leaf Storm
1(117)
No One Writes to the Colonel
117(66)
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
183

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