"One Hundred Years of Solitudeis the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race. . .
. Mr. Garcia Marquez has done nothing less than to create in the reader a sense of all that is profound, meaningful, and meaningless in life." William Kennedy,New York Times BookReview
One of the most influential literary works of our time,One Hundred Years of Solituderemains a dazzling and original achievement by the masterful Gabriel Garcia Marquez, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
One Hundred Years of Solitudetells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendifamily.
Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad and alive with unforgettable men and womenbrimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soulthis novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.