One Hundred Years of Solitude

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

The gypsies, with pipes and kettledrums and awe-inspiring inventions, come into the newly-founded Macondo, where José Arcadio Buendía and his wife Úrsula have started their new life. In the wake of the old gypsy Melquíades' inventions and tales of adventure, the Buendía household receives an ancient, indecipherable manuscript which holds a message.Amidst plagues of insomnia and forgetfulness, years of civil war, bouts of superstitution and feud, the Buendía household forgets the manuscript in José Arcadío's lab. Yet only one will be able to interpret the harrowing prophecy that it holds...

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Arcs:Macondo and The GypsiesThe CarnivalThe Arrival of Religion and PoliticsThe War between Liberals and ConservativesThe Arrival of ForeignersThe PlantationThe Civil WarThe Departure of ModernityAureliano

Themes:The Power of LanguagesThe Repetitiveness of HistoryThe Eventual Ruin of Colonisation and ModernityThe Union of Fantasy and Reality The Redundancy of War and Politics

One Hundred Years of Solitude(Cien años de soledad)Gabriel Garcia Marquez


The Buendía Family Tree

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  • DinosaurScat 6 years ago

    DinosaurScat's avatar

    wow! i love 1hundred years og solitations thank you for makig it easir to follow the plot