Read Books Online

Books: The General in His Labyrinth

Download books format PDF, TXT, ePub, PDB, RTF, FB2 & Audio Books
Read online
Books description

Read online The General in His Labyrinth.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The General in His Labyrinth Book Jacket Status Jacketed Gabriel Garcia Marquez s most political novel is the tragic story of General Simon Bolivar the man who tried to unite a continent Bolivar known in six Latin American countries as the Liberator is one of the most revered heroes of the western hemisphere in Garcia Marquez s brilliant reimagining he is magnificently flawed as well The novel follows Bolivar as he takes his final journey in down the Magdalena River toward the sea revisiting the scenes of his former glory and lamenting his lost dream of an alliance of American nations Forced from power dogged by assassins and prematurely aged and wasted by a fatal illness the General is still a remarkably vital and mercurial man He seems to remain alive by the sheer force of will that led him to so many victories in the battlefields and love affairs of his past As he wanders in the labyrinth of his failing powers and still powerful memories he defies his impending death until the last i The General in His Labyrinth i is an unforgettable portrait of a visionary from one of the greatest writers of our time by Gabriel García Márquez, Edith Grossman

Books descriptionDetails
Download Read online
The General in His Labyrinth
Title:The General in His Labyrinth
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
Rating:
Author:
Published:
ISBN:1400043336
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:
Category:Historical fiction, Classics, Literature
Download Read online
Review #Top 1
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude

    This book Download Full Text Books - One Hundred Years of Solitude - 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...

    Read review
  • Love in the Time of Cholera

    This book Download Full Text Books - Love in the Time of Cholera - In their youth Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy well born doctor Florentino is dev...

    Read review
  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold

    This book Download Full Text Books - Chronicle of a Death Foretold - A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place years earlier determined to get to the bottom of the story Just hours after marrying the beautiful ...

    Read review
  • Memories of My Melancholy Whores

    This book Download Full Text Books - Memories of My Melancholy Whores - Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature p Garc a M rquez has composed with his usual sensual gravity and Olympian humor a love letter to the dying light John U...

    Read review
  • Of Love and Other Demons

    This book Download Full Text Books - Of Love and Other Demons - 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...

    Read review
  • El coronel no tiene quien le escriba

    This book Download Full Text Books - El coronel no tiene quien le escriba - El coronel no tiene quien le escriba fue escrita por Gabriel Garc a M rquez durante su estancia en Par s adonde hab a llegado como corresponsal de prensa y con ...

    Read review
  • The Autumn of the Patriarch

    This book Download Full Text Books - The Autumn of the Patriarch - 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 ...

    Read review
  • No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories

    This book Download Full Text Books - No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories - Written with compassionate realism and wit the stories in this mesmerizing collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America of the fr...

    Read review
  • The General in His Labyrinth

    This book Download Full Text Books - The General in His Labyrinth - Book Jacket Status Jacketed Gabriel Garcia Marquez s most political novel is the tragic story of General Simon Bolivar the man who tried to unite a continent Bo...

    Read review
  • Strange Pilgrims

    This book Download Full Text Books - 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 futu...

    Read review
Of Love and Other Demons, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Autumn of the Patriarch, The General in His Labyrinth, Strange Pilgrims, El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, Love in the Time of Cholera, No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories, Memories of My Melancholy Whores
In their youth Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy well born doctor Florentino is devastated but he is a romantic As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in affairs yet he reserves his heart for Fermina Her husband dies at last and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral Fifty years nine months and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina he will do so again, El coronel no tiene quien le escriba fue escrita por Gabriel Garc a M rquez durante su estancia en Par s adonde hab a llegado como corresponsal de prensa y con la secreta intenci n de estudiar cine a mediados de los a os cincuenta El cierre del peri dico para el que trabajaba le sumi en la pobreza mientras redactaba en tres versiones distintas esta excepcional novela que fue rechazada por varios editores antes de su publicaci n Tras el barroquismo faulkneriano de La hojarasca esta segunda novela supone un paso hacia la ascesis hacia la econom a expresiva y el estilo del escritor se hace m s puro y transparente Se trata tambi n de una historia de injusticia y violencia un viejo coronel retirado va al puerto todos los viernes a esperar la llegada de la carta oficial que responda a la justa reclamaci n de sus derechos por los servicios prestados a la patria Pero la patria permanece muda, 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, Book Jacket Status Jacketed br Gabriel Garcia Marquez s most political novel is the tragic story of General Simon Bolivar the man who tried to unite a continent br Bolivar known in six Latin American countries as the Liberator is one of the most revered heroes of the western hemisphere in Garcia Marquez s brilliant reimagining he is magnificently flawed as well The novel follows Bolivar as he takes his final journey in down the Magdalena River toward the sea revisiting the scenes of his former glory and lamenting his lost dream of an alliance of American nations Forced from power dogged by assassins and prematurely aged and wasted by a fatal illness the General is still a remarkably vital and mercurial man He seems to remain alive by the sheer force of will that led him to so many victories in the battlefields and love affairs of his past As he wanders in the labyrinth of his failing powers and still powerful memories he defies his impending death until the last br i The General in His Labyrinth i is an unforgettable portrait of a visionary from one of the greatest writers of our time