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The autumn of the patriarch / Gabriel Garciá Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Spanish Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1976Edition: 1st U.S. edDescription: 269 pages ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780140157536 (pbk.)
Uniform titles:
  • Otoño del patriarca. English
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 863 MAR 23 021157
LOC classification:
  • PQ8180.17.A73 O813 1976
Summary: One of Gabriel García Márquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant and the corruption of power. Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, the novel is overflowing with symbolic descriptions as it vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship. From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme cruelty, the dictator embodies at once the best and the worst of human nature.
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Translation of El otoño del patriarca.

One of Gabriel García Márquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant and the corruption of power. Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, the novel is overflowing with symbolic descriptions as it vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship. From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme cruelty, the dictator embodies at once the best and the worst of human nature.

Translated from the Spanish

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