|The uncertain old man whose real existence was the simplest of his enigmas
Who is Gabriel García Márquez? A biography and timeline, giving the dates of his major works and some of the events that helped shape his writing.
Space was changed and time corrected by the designs of his absolute will
A complete bibliography, with a short synopsis and review of his major works. Includes novels, short stories, and works only available in Spanish.
“Books are worthless,” Abrenuncio said with good humor
Reviews of works by and about García Márquez.
The guardian angels of poetry took advantage of the opportunity to clarify matters
A comprehensive overview of books about García Márquez and his works.
In spite of this, to oppression, plundering and abandonment, we respond with life.
(Nobel Prize Lecture)
A copy of García Márquez’s Nobel Prize lecture, “The Solitude of Latin America,” delivered on December 8, 1982.
The way my grandmother used to tell stories
For better or worse, García Márquez is inextricably linked to a style of literature called “magical realism.” This page details magical realism and the controversies surrounding the term.
How does one know, then, which is the final version?
(Audio: Books on Tape)
A few of Gabo’s works have been recorded as audiobooks, and this section will endeavor to catalog them.
“This is the great invention of our time.”
(Film & TV)
García Márquez has worked closely with cinema all his life. Here you will find a growing directory of films based on his work.
The topic of music was almost a magic formula that he used to propose friendship
Music and opera inspired by the works of García Márquez.
Strange maps and fabulous drawings
An online gallery of García Márquez images, photographs, paintings, and book covers.
Fate was written in Melquíades parchments
Papers and essays written about García Márquez and his works.
“Don’t worry,” the colonel consoled her. “The mail comes tomorrow.”
(Internet Mailing Lists & Clubs)
Instructions on how to join Macondo Post, the García Márquez mailing list.
“The world must be all fucked up,” he said then,“when men travel first class and literature goes as freight.”
A very comprehensive catalog of García Márquezs works and García Márquez-related titles, directly available for ordering online through Amazon.com Books.
A house asleep that was larger inside than out
Links to other sites around the net pertaining to García Márquez.
“Damn it,” he sighed. “How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!”
(FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions)
Do you have a question about García Márquez, this Web site, or the fellow who runs it? Try the Macondo FAQ file first.
His fervour for the written word was an interweaving of solemn respect and gossipy irreverence
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