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The autumn of the patriarch

Author: Gabriel García Márquez; Gregory Rabassa
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 1999.
Series: Perennial classic.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial Classics edView all editions and formats
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One of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant and the corruption of power. Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, the novel is overflowing with symbolic descriptions as it vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship. From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-
Autumn of the patriarch.
New York : Perennial Classics, 1999
(OCoLC)767797432
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel García Márquez; Gregory Rabassa
ISBN: 0060932678 9780060932671
OCLC Number: 41464997
Description: 261 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Perennial classic.
Other Titles: Otoño del patriarca.
Responsibility: Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa.
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One of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant and the corruption of power. Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, the novel is overflowing with symbolic descriptions as it vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship. From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme cruelty, the dictator embodies at once the best and the worst of human nature.

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