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Our Most Magnificent Magic Realist Is Dead

"Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, his family says," the BBC reports.

"Garcia Marquez was considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors, best known for his masterpiece of magic realism, One Hundred Years of Solitude."


More BBC: Tributes pour in.


NPR: Love, madness, war, politics, dreams, death.


See also:

Giles Fraser, The Guardian: What we can all learn from this bona fide genius is that the mind can be a tool of liberation, revolution and defiance.


Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times: Entwining tales of time, memory and Love.


Comments welcome.


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