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The Solitude of Latin America

Gabriel García Márquez

Translated by Marina Castañeda

‘Latin America neither wants, nor has any reason, to be a pawn without a will of its own; nor is it merely wishful thinking that its quest for independence and originality shouldn’t also become an aspiration of the west.’

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 Marina Castañeda

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