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Relato de un naufrago

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The naked and emaciated voyage of a drifting sailor.
And the story that cost Gabriel García Márquez exile.
"My favorite book, and the first I ever wrote." Gabriel Garcia Marquez
With this book, Gabriel García Márquez discovered himself as a storyteller. However, the first intention was to write a report about a man, Luis Alejandro Velasco, who spent ten days adrift on a raft rocked by the Caribbean Sea. The future Nobel laureate in Literature and then a young reporter who was García Márquez listened to the story of the events from the mouth of his protagonist and transformed them, perhaps unintentionally, into a prodigious literary exercise, a concise and vigorous narration where the pulse of a great writer. The serial publication of the report in El Espectador de Bogotá caused considerable political uproar - it revealed the existence of illegal contraband in a Colombian Navy ship, which cost the lives of seven sailors and the shipwreck, more fortunate, of Velasco. and exile for its author.
“On February 22, he announced to us that we would return to Colombia. We had been in Mobile, Alabama, United States, for eight months, where the A.R.C. Caldas underwent electronic and armament repairs. In the franchise days we did what all the sailors do on land: we would go to the movies with the girlfriend and then we would meet at Joe Palooka, a tavern in the port, where we would drink whiskey and have a row from time to time.
The critic said..."His most perfect narration."The country

176 pages.

ISBN: 9788490323762

€ 12.50 

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Date of Publication: 01/04/2013

  
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