Cambridge Companion to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel García Márquez is Latin America's most internationallyfamous and successful author, and a winner of the Nobel Prize. Hisoeuvre of great modern novels includes One Hundred Years ofSolitude and Love in the Time of Cholera. His name has becomeclosely associated with Magical Realism, a phenomenon that has beenimmensely influential in world literature. This Companion, firstpublished in 2010, includes new and probing readings of all ofGarcía Márquez's works, by leading international specialists. Hislife in Colombia, the context of Latin American history andculture, key themes in his works and their critical reception areexplored in detail. Written for students and readers of GarcíaMárquez, the Companion is accessible for non-Spanish speakers andfeatures a chronology and a guide to further reading. Thisinsightful and lively book will provide an invaluable framework forthe further study and enjoyment of this major figure in worldliterature.