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Gabriel García Márquez

When he was alone, he consoled himself with the dream of the infinite rooms. He dreamed that he was getting out of bed, opening the door and going into an identical room with the same bed with a wrought-iron head, the same wicker chair, and the same small picture on the back wall. From that… Continue reading Gabriel García Márquez

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Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

He sank into the rocking chair, the same one in which Rebecca had sat during the early days of the house to give embroidery lessons, and in which Amaranta had played Chinese checkers with Colonel Gerineldo Marquez, and in which Amarana Ursula had sewn the tiny clothing for the child, and in that flash of… Continue reading Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

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Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Don’t let yourself die without knowing the wonder of fucking with love. ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Memories of My Melancholy Whores. (Vintage 2006) Originally published October 19th 2004.

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