Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (Paperback)

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This collection of fiction, representing some of Garcia Marquez's earlier work, includes eleven short stories and a novella, Innocent Erendira, in which a young girl who dreams of freedom cannot escape the reach of her vicious and avaricious grandmother.

About the Author


Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. Garcia Marquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.

Julio Cortazar (1914-1984), Argentine novelist, poet, essayist, and short-story writer, was born in Brussels, and moved permanently to France in 1951. Cortazar is now recognized as one of the century's major experimental writers, reflecting the influence of French surrealism, psychoanalysis, and his love of both photography and jazz, along with his strong commitment to revolutionary Latin American politics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060751586
ISBN-10: 0060751584
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: February 2005
Pages: 183
Language: English