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Leaf storm

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Banana Company arrived in the town of Macondo like a whirlwind and along with it warehouses, amusement parlours and slums have descended. The people who live there reel at the stench of rubbish that makes their own homes unrecognisable. Then when the banana company leaves town just as fast as it arrived, they find themselves left with a void of decay. But living among the devastation is one last honourable man,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Magic realism (Literature)
Fiction
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Named Person: Gabriel García Márquez; Gabriel García Márquez
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel García Márquez
ISBN: 9780141032566 0141032561
OCLC Number: 190776996
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Notes: This translation originally published: as part of Leaf storm and other stories. New York: Harper & Row; London: Jonathan Cape, 1972.
Description: 119 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Hojarasca.
Responsibility: Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Gregory Rabassa.

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Drenched by rain, the town has been decaying ever since the banana company left. Its people are sullen and bitter, so when the doctor - a foreigner who ended up the most hated man in town - dies,  Read more...

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