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Julio Cortázar, 1914-84

Gabriel García Márquez

Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

‘I felt he was the most impressive person I've known.’

Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist.

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Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

Margaret Jull Costa has translated many Portuguese, Spanish and Latin American writers, among them Javier Marías, Bernardo Atxaga, Fernando Pessoa and José Saramago. In 2008, as first of a new Dedalus Euro Shorts series, she made the first-ever English translation of Julián Ayesta's Helena, or The Sea in Summer.

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