Summary: One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez pdf download, the author is a Colombian, this book is considered a literary landmark by him written in 1967. This book is one of the most important books in Latin American literature and representative of this literature. The book is translated into more than 46 languages and over 50 million copies sold out.
The novel is very amazing and still considered one of the best books of the 20th century. The novel is about the story of seven generations of the Buendia family of Macondo. Macondo is a city of mirrors and, it was established by the head of the Buendia family while he was sleeping and he dreamt out a city full of mirrors and beauty on the bank of the river, while they were migrating to another city.
In the morning he decided to populate his family here and will build his dream city. After that this town became famous and a place of events. Moreover, over the years they live there. Sometimes they want to leave but can not do that. So, over the years they were disconnected to another world. Thus, one day the Macondo become exposed to the outer world of Colombia people and government when a civil war declared against the conservative party.
They were liberals and, they want to get rid of these conservatives and their supporters of the revolution. They build a train and the route passes through the Macondo. Many others settled in the city. In the end, there happens a massacre due to an American fruit company. Moreover, there left nothing except two family members of the Buendia family.
Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, screenwriter, and journalist. In 1972 he was awarded the Neustadt international prize of literature. Moreover, one hundred years of solitude of his most noble literary work.