Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 1982 Knopf, first U.S. edition,120 pages. Marquez was a Nobel-winning Colombian novelist who was a master of magical realism. According to the New York Times: "In his novels and stories, storms rage for years, flowers drift from the skies, tyrants survive for centuries, priests levitate and corpses fail to decompose. And, more plausibly, lovers rekindle their passion after a half-century apart."

Condition: VG, includes review slip and author photo, paper scrap inside jacket

"On the day they were going to kill him, Santiago Nasar got up at five-thirty in the morning to wait for the boat the bishop was coming on."

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