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Unable to add item to List. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. . Condition: New. Simon Bolivar is one of the most intriguing and amazing characters in human history, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez is the perfect writer to portray him. There's something about his writing TONE that makes the reader want to be very sympathetic towards the characters. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 February 2020. There was a problem loading your book clubs.

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The General in His Labyrinth There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 25, 2020. I recently read the author's acclaimed work "Love in the Time of Cholera" and enjoyed it very much. Infinitely charming, prodigiously successful in love, war and politics, he still dances with such enthusiasm and skill that his witnesses cannot believe he is ill. Aflame with memories of the power that he commanded and the dream of continental unity that eluded him, he is a moving exemplar of how much can be wonand lostin a life. Alfred a Knopf Inc; Reprint edition (1 Nov. 1990), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 February 2020. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. One Hundred Years of Solitude (P.S.) A masterpiece. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. I was very disappointed in that novel and concerned that I'd perhaps already seen the best he had to offer. New. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Like his fictional characters, Simon Bolivar is depicted not as good or bad or black and white but as an intensely human person which Marquez fashions into a window onto our own humanity. I admit, I knew nothing of Bolivar before reading this book; and I bought it mainly after watching "Looking for Alaska" on TV, to try and get an insight in to where the author of that story was going with Alaska's obsession with this book. The magic of Marquez never disappoints me, at the end I remained spellbound. It is also about The General's love of country, love of his … However, I never really felt I understood them. The magic of Marquez never disappoints me, at the end I remained spellbound. I really did not feel I knew enough about Simon Bolivar for this novel to mean much to me. The last few weeks of a mighty leader who liberated South America from the Spanish colonists but than list it all to his own trusted aids in just over a decade! Please try again.

After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 July 2014. He attended the University of Bogotá and went on to become a reporter for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador. This item cannot be shipped to your selected delivery location. I saw huge similarities between the general and Pakistan's founding father Mohammed Ali Jinnah. Seller Inventory # 9780394582580, Book Description Hardcover. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title. Please try your request again later. It is a fascinating historical perspective on the enigmatic life of Bolivar. Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2016. It is a fascinating historical perspective on the enigmatic life of Bolivar. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The General in his Labyrinth is about power and the loss of power, about being challenged by the labyrinth of desire to pursue a dream versus the reality of it not happening. García Márquez splendidly presents his image of Latin America and of a great man redux.” --Los Angeles Times Book Review“A stunning portrait, convincing and poignant. £5.80: In English or in Spanish, the book sings a melancholy but fascinating song. The Picture of Dorian Gray (Dover Thrift Editions). Luckily, I followed up with "Love and Other Demons", finding it to be well worthwhile the effort. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. It is a fascinating historical perspective on the enigmatic life of Bolivar. . The novel relates the last days of Simón Bolívar as he leaves Bogotá for his final stop at Santa Marta. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Something went wrong. He makes a final journey down the Magdalene River, revisiting the cities along its shores, reliving the triumphs, passions and betrayals of his youth. Infinitely charming, prodigiously successful in love, war and politics, he still dances with such enthusiasm and skill that his witnesses cannot believe he is ill. Aflame with memories of the power that he commanded and the dream of continental unity that eluded him, he is a moving exemplar of how much can be won—and lost—in a life. As he wanders in the labyrinth of his failing powers–and still-powerful memories–he defies his impending death until the last. I admit, I knew nothing of Bolivar before reading this book; and I bought it mainly after watching "Looking for Alaska" on TV, to try and get an insight in to where the author of that story was going with Alaska's obsession with this book. ISBN 13: 9781400034703 Infinitely charming, prodigiously successful in love, war and politics, he still dances with such enthusiasm and skill that his witnesses cannot believe he is ill. Aflame with memories of the power that he commanded and the dream of continental unity that eluded him, he is a moving exemplar of how much can be won—and lost—in a life.From the Trade Paperback edition. . Of Love and Other Demons (Vintage International). Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United States on September 30, 2020, The most important latinoamerican writer of all times writes the very last chapter in the life of the most importan person in lain America history, Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2013. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Electronics Books Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Gift Cards Subscribe and save Coupons Sell In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

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I am glad to have read several of Gabriel Gracia Marquez' books, given they are considered great works. An evocation of South America in the doomed journey of a dying man. Search for all books with this author and title. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 24, 2016, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 13, 2016, Evocative and thoughtful account of Colombia and Bolivar. Please try your request again later. (Harper Perennial Modern Classics), Of Love and Other Demons (Vintage International), News of a Kidnapping (Vintage International).

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 September 2013. Condition: New. Not always immediately accessible but very rewarding, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 June 2014. Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids. Unable to add item to List. Reviewed in the United States on September 30, 2020, The most important latinoamerican writer of all times writes the very last chapter in the life of the most importan person in lain America history, Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2013. The General in his Labyrinth is about power and the loss of power, about being challenged by the labyrinth of desire to pursue a dream versus the reality of it not happening. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Shipping: There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2020. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. The General in his Labyrinth is about power and the loss of power, about being challenged by the labyrinth of desire to pursue a dream versus the reality of it not happening. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I was very disappointed in that novel and concerned that I'd perhaps already seen the best he had to offer. Something went wrong. The spine remains undamaged.

£5.80: £3.95 : Hardcover, 1 Nov. 1990: £68.60 — £64.53: Paperback "Please retry" £6.99 . One Hundred Years of Solitude (Penguin Modern Classics), Love in the Time of Cholera (MARQUEZ 2014). There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. E-mail after purchase. Edith Grossman has captured Garcia Marquez style very well. The General in His Labyrinth (original Spanish title: El general en su laberinto) is a novel by the Colombian writer and Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Extended holiday return window till Jan 31, 2021, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. One Hundred Years of Solitude (Penguin Modern Classics), Love in the Time of Cholera (MARQUEZ 2014), Love In The Time Of Cholera (Everyman's Library Classics), One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Everyman's Library Classics). book. The novel relates the last days of Simón Bolívar as he leaves Bogotá for his final stop at Santa Marta. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. E-mail after purchase. I really did not feel I knew enough about Simon Bolivar for this novel to mean much to me. (Harper Perennial Modern Classics). A fascinating tour de force and a moving tribute to an extraordinary man, Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia, in 1927. General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals of his life. General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals of his life. Please try your request again later. New York Knopf 1990.; F edition (January 1, 1990). Wilde forges a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads.

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