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Innocent Erendira and Other Stories.

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.

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ISBN 10: 0224016784 / ISBN 13: 9780224016780
Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1979
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A Near Fine tight copy with a small indent to the top edge of the rear board in a Fine dust jacket. This collection features the novella "Innocnet Erendia" and eleven short stories. Bookseller Inventory # 23298

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Title: Innocent Erendira and Other Stories.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London

Publication Date: 1979

Edition: First Printing of the First UK Edition.

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Synopsis:

Erendira accidentally burns down her grandmother's house and is forced to pay her back with the money she earns from prostitution. However, it seems Erendira has a more appropriate way of repaying her. The book's main themes are death, power, love and duty.

About the Author:

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia, in 1927. He studied at the University of Botoga and later worked as a reporter for the Colombian newspaper El Espectador and as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Caracas and New York. He is the author of several novels and collections of stories, including Eyes of a Blue Dog (1947), Leaf Storm (1955), No One Writesto the Colonel (1958), In Evil Hour (1962), Big Mama's Funeral (1962), One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (1972), The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981), Love in the Time of Cholera (1985), The General in His Labyrinth (1989), Strange Pilgrims (1992), Of Love and Other Demons (1994) and Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2005). Many of his books arepublished by Penguin. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in 2014.

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