(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)The brilliant, bestselling, landmark novel that tells the story of the Buendia family, and chronicles the irreconcilable conflict between the desire for solitude and the need for love—in rich, imaginative prose that has come to define an entire genre known as "magical realism."
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This magical realist novel tells the history of the Buendias family, the founders of Macondo, a remote South American settlement. In the world of the novel there is a Spanish galleon beached in the jungle, a flying carpet, and an iguana in a woman's womb. It won the 1982 Nobel Prize for literature.Review:
The book that sort of saved my life (Emma Thompson)
The greatest novel in any language of the last 50 years (Salman Rushdie)
Should be required reading for the entire human race ( New York Times)
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060114185
Book Description Harper & Row, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060114185
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800601141831.0