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Read online Strange Pilgrims.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Strange Pilgrims In Barcelona an aging Brazilian prostitute trains her dog to weep at the grave she has chosen for herself In Vienna a woman parlays her gift for seeing the future into a fortunetelling position with a wealthy family In Geneva an ambulance driver and his wife take in the lonely apparently dying ex President of a Caribbean country only to discover that his political ambition is very much intact .

In these twelve masterly stories about the lives of Latin Americans in Europe Garc a M rquez conveys the peculiar amalgam of melancholy tenacity sorrow and aspiration that is the migr experience by Gabriel García Márquez

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Strange Pilgrims
Title:Strange Pilgrims
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Number of Pages:208
Category:Fiction, Short stories, Magical realism, Literature
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One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Autumn of the Patriarch, No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories, El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Love in the Time of Cholera, The General in His Labyrinth, Of Love and Other Demons, Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Strange Pilgrims
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature br p Garc a M rquez has composed with his usual sensual gravity and Olympian humor a love letter to the dying light John Updike i The New Yorker i br p p i On the eve of his ninetieth birthday a bachelor decides i to give himself a wild night of love with a virgin As is his habit he has purchased hundreds of women he asks a madam for her assistance The fourteen year old girl who is procured for him is enchanting but exhausted as she is from caring for siblings and her job sewing buttons she can do little but sleep Yet with sleeping beauty at his side it is he who awakens to a romance he has never known br p p Tender knowing and slyly comic i Memories of My Melancholy Whores i is an exquisite addition to the master s work br p p Luminous The cunning of i Memories i lies in the utter and utterly unexpected reliability of its narrator i The New York Times Book Review i br p p Masterful Erotic As hypnotizing as it is disturbing i Los Angeles Times i br p p Profoundly haunting Fiction of the very highest order i The Times Literary Supplement i p, Probably Garc a M rquez finest and most famous work i One Hundred Years of Solitude i tells the story of the rise and fall birth and death of a mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family Inventive amusing magnetic sad alive with unforgettable men and women and with a truth and understanding that strike the soul i One Hundred Years of Solitude i is a masterpiece of the art of fiction, One of Gabriel Garcia Marquez s most intricate and ambitious works i The Autumn of the Patriarch i is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant and the corruption of power br br From charity to deceit benevolence to violence fear of God to extreme cruelty the dictator of i The Autumn of the Patriarch i embodies the best and the worst of human nature Gabriel Garcia Marquez the renowned master of magical realism vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship Employing an innovative dreamlike style and overflowing with symbolic descriptions the novel transports the reader to a world that is at once fanciful and real, On her twelfth birthday Sierva Maria the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth century South American seaport is bitten by a rabid dog Believed to be possessed she is brought to a convent for observation And into her cell stumbles Father Cayetano Delaura who has already dreamed about a girl with hair trailing after her like a bridal train As he tends to her with holy water and sacramental oils Delaura feels something shocking begin to occur He has fallen in love and it is not long until Sierva Maria joins him in his fevered misery br br Unsettling and indelible i Of Love and Other Demons i is an evocative majestic tale of the most universal experiences known to woman and man