Archive for the ‘Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ Category

Human beings are not born once… life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

He began at the beginning. He presented himself unannounced in the office of Uncle Leo XII, President of the Board of Directors and General Manager of the River Company of the Caribbean, and expressed his willingness…

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Even when they were two worn-out people they kept on blooming like little children

Saturday, March 6th, 2010
playful dogs

Petra Cotes, for her part, loved him more and more as she felt his love increasing, and that was how in the ripeness of autumn she began to believe once more in the youthful superstition that poverty was the servitude of love. Both…

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Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry

Friday, March 6th, 2009
carved wooden detail

Both are very hard work. Writing is almost as hard as making a table. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood. Both are full of tricks and techniques. Basically very little magic and a lot of hard word are…

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