Garcia Marquez, the godfather of magic realism, dies in Mexico

Apr 18, 2014

MEXICO, MEXICO CITY : Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87. The author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera" became one of the most popular Latin American novelists in the world and the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil. Read the full story here.

 

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