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The Autumn of the Patriarch

By: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperPerennial/Harper Collins Publishers: 1991

Book ID: SCW00820

ISBN: 0060919639

Condition: Very Good


BX5 - A trade paperback in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor shelf wear overall that includes some light creasing to the front cover. The central character is a composite of Trujillos, Batistas, and Somozas. He is a genius at the barren politics of survival and is capable and guilty of the most savage brutality. He has become a lonely monster who shuffles through his palace every night checking the locks, looking for assassins and lighting a lantern for a quick exit. The author is a recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature. By the author of "One H... View more info

The Autumn of the Patriarch

By: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Morrow/Avon: 1977

Book ID: SCW01831

ISBN: 0380017741

Condition: Good


BX5 - A mass market paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light creasing of the spine plus some yellowing of the paper edges plus some light foxing of the inside of the covers. The portrait of a monstrous Cribbean tyrant. He was concieved in a storm of blubottle flies, born in a convent doorway, gifted at birth with huge deformed feet and given an impossibly long life. By an author noted for his use of 'magic realism'. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. The author is a winner of the Nobel Priz... View more info