The General in his Labyrinth (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2004-09-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Everyman's Library
Översättare
Edith Grossman
Medarbetare
Grossman, Edith (introd.)
Dimensioner
212 x 132 x 20 mm
Vikt
420 g
ISBN
9781857152821
The General in his Labyrinth (inbunden)

The General in his Labyrinth

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With the style and eloquent language that earned him the Nobel prize for literature, Marquez weaves a stunning story of glory and despair. Both real history and Marquez' imagination let us enter the world of Simon Bolivar, Liberator of South America, in all his humanity - good and evil. Bolivar drove the Spanish out of South America, dealt with treachery from his own compatriots. Once hailed as a hero, he is now scorned and reviled, and fighting his own demons, he refuses to die quietly. We are given a glimpse of the genius and foibles of the man behind the legend, as we accompany him on his last journey, accompanied only by the loyal remants of his once great army.
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"A fascinating tour de force and a moving tribute to an extraordinary man." -Margaret Atwood, "New York Times Book Review" "A distinguished book...Garcia Marquez splendidly presents his image of Latin America and of a great man redux." -"Los Angeles Times Book Review""A stunning portrait, convincing and poignant." -"San Francisco Chronicle""Passage after passage shines with the brilliance of Garcia Marquez...He has invented some of the magic characters of our age. His General, however, is not only magic, but real." -"The Wall Street Journal" "As usual, Garcia Marquez's craftsmanship is nothing less than superb. His General's story is tragic; his telling of it is luminous." -"Dallas Morning News" Translated and with a new Introduction by Edith Grossman

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Edith Grossman is the acclaimed translator of works by Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa, and of Cervantes' Don Quixote.