Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez , author of intoxicating fatalism fiction , fantasy , cruelty , at once heroic act , passed away on Thursday ( 17/04/2014 ) .
Garcia Marquez is one of the authors of the most respected and influential of his generation . He brings charm irritating contradiction of Latin America to the minds of millions of his readers .
The term practitioners of ” magical realism ” attached to it later . A blend fantastic elements in his ability to describe everyday life . Then , Garcia Marquez’s epic story ended on Thursday , at the age of 87 years , at his home in the south of Mexico City , Mexico .
Known to millions of people as Gabo , Garcia Marquez is the most popular Spanish -language writer after Miguel de Cervantes who lived in the 17th century . She raises her comparison with Mark Twain and Charles Dickens .
His works , such as the Chronicle of a Death foretold , Love in the Time of Cholera , and Autumn of the Patriarch selling well exceed any printed works in Spanish , in addition to the Gospel . Epic novel he wrote in 1967 , ” One Hundred Years of Solitude ” sold more than 50 million copies and been translated into more than 25 languages .
Together with Norman Mailer and Tom Wolfe , Garcia Marquez is the earliest practitioners of literary nonfiction writing that became known as the ” New Journalism ” . He left a trail of journalism sastrawinya it works like Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor , which tells about the life of a sailor who survived for 10 days adrift in the ocean .
In 1994 , Garcia Marquez founded the Iberoamerican Foundation for New Journalism , which provides training and competition to improve the standard narrative and investigative journalism for journalists throughout Latin America .
Novels and works of Garcia Marquez eventually became synonymous with the picture of Latin America . Receiving the Nobel in 1982 , he described Latin America as a source of insatiable creativity , full of sorrow at the same beauty , alternately by luck . Poetry and beggars , musicians and prophets , warriors and rogues , into an uncontrollable reality .
" We must ask with a little imagination , for our crucial problem about the lack of conventional ways that can make our life more believed , " said Garcia Marquez .
Gerald Martin , the semi-official biographer Garcia Marquez , told the Associated Press that One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first novel that describes the recognition of Latin Americans themselves , define their existence , celebrating their passion , their intensity , spiritual and superstitious , and the trend them to fail .
The Royal Spanish Academy , ” referee ” language , the 40th anniversary of the publication of the novel to create a special edition . Issuance of warnings similar way , previously only occurred for one another ‘s work , the work of Cervantes Don Quijote .
Like most Latin American writer , Garcia Marquez goes beyond the world of letters . He became a hero to the Latin American left , into the early ally Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro , as well as critics of the intervention Washington to Vietnam to Chile .
For years Garcia Marquez can not get visas to visit the United States , but the leaders of countries including the United States continue to approach it . Bill Clinton and Francois Mitterand are two of the president who becomes his friend .
Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca , a small town near the Caribbean coast of Colombia on March 6, 1927 . He was the eldest of 11 children Luisa and Gabriel Garcia Marquez Santiaga Elijio , the sender wire and wandering homeopathic pharmacist who also is the father of at least four children children outside of marriage .
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The writer who tells the facts as fiction is starting to lose memory when he entered his 80s . His latest work is Memories of My Melancholy Whores , published in 2004 . He leaves a wife and two sons .