Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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In this special edition of the programme, Mariella is joined by authors Salman Rushdie, Elif Shafak and Nick Caistor to discuss the life and legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died in April this year aged 87.

In a wide-ranging discussion, which also includes contributions from the Chilean writer Isabel Allende, Mariella and her guests examine the genius behind the author who wrote such celebrated novels as One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, and who went on to define the genre 'Magical Realism'.

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Thu 12 Jun 2014 15:30

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All by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and published by Penguin

One Hundred Years of Solitude
Love in the Time of Cholera
Living to Tell the Tale
The Autumn of the Patriarch
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
The General and His Labyrinth

Read the Opening Chapter of 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

100 Years of Solitude Chapter 1 by Gabriel Garcia Marquez  

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Role Contributor
PresenterMariella Frostrup
Interviewed GuestSalman Rushdie
Interviewed GuestElif Shafak
Interviewed GuestNick Caistor

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