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Strange Pilgrims: Stories (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

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ISBN13: 9780140239409
ISBN10: 0140239405
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From South America's Nobel Prize-winning author of the renowned classic One Hundred Years of Solitude and the international bestseller Love in the Time of Cholera comes an extraordinary collection of short fiction focusing on Latin Americans visiting or living in contemporary Europe.

Synopsis:

The 12 stories in this shimmering collection poignantly depict South Americans adrift in Europe. Combining terror and nostalgia, surreal comedy and the poetry of the commonplace, Strange Pilgrims is a triumph of narrative sorcery by the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude.

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Leslie Richman, May 27, 2009 (view all comments by Leslie Richman)
Strange Pilgrims is a concise and enjoyable compilation of short stories Marquez wrote over several years. In the the author's own inimitable style, the foreward is just as engaging as the stories! Marquez explains the chronology of the stories and then allows the reader to each one with context in mind. The stories are complete with plots that pull the reader in with laughs, thoughts to ponder, and a lasting satisfaction once the tale has ended.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140239409
Subtitle:
Stories
Author:
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
Author:
Grossman, Edith
Author:
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
Author:
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Author:
rquez, Gabriel Garc
Author:
A
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Latin americans
Subject:
Short stories, Colombian. .
Subject:
Short stories, Colombian -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century
Series Volume:
no. 270
Publication Date:
19941101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.20x5.44x.62 in. .42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The 12 stories in this shimmering collection poignantly depict South Americans adrift in Europe. Combining terror and nostalgia, surreal comedy and the poetry of the commonplace, Strange Pilgrims is a triumph of narrative sorcery by the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude.
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