Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the BuendÃa family. It is a rich and brilliant tale of life and death, and the tragicomedy of humankind. In the noble, ridiculous, beautiful, and tawdry story of the BuendÃa family, one sees all of humanity, just as in the history, myths, growth, and decay of Macondo, one sees all of Latin America.
Love and lust, war and revolution, riches and poverty, youth and senilityâthe variety of life, the endlessness of death, the search for peace and truthâthese universal themes dominate the novel.
Alternately reverential and comical, One Hundred Years of Solitude weaves the political, personal, and spiritual into a masterful accounting of the history of the human race.
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About: [Translated by Gregory Rabassa][Read by John Lee] One of the twentieth century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize-winning career.
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