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Gabriel garcía marquez - rosa reyes


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  • 1. Gabriel Garcia Marquez By: Rosa Reyes
  • 2. Biography  Born the 6 March 1927  Died the17 April 2014  Colombian novelist  Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century
  • 3. His books
  • 4. His career  He was a journalism while studying law at the National University of Colombia, later he started writing his own books. The first one was El Universal in Cartagena
  • 5. Nobel  He received the Nobel Prize in Literature on 8 December 1982 with the book “100 años de soledad”
  • 6. Family  They were wed in 1958 with Mercedes Barcha  In 1959 his first son Rodrigo García was borned, three years later the second son, Gonzalo, was born in Mexico
  • 7. Love  He met his wife in school and decided to wait her to finish school for get married. When he travelled to Europe for work, Mercedes waited for him to return. Finally the got merried.
  • 8. Phrases  «El secreto de la felicidad es hacer solo aquello con lo que uno disfruta»  «La vida no es solo lo que uno vivió, sino lo que recuerda y como lo recuerda para contarla»  «Recordar es fácil para el que tiene memoria, olvidar es dificil para el que tiene corazón»  «El problema del matrimonio es que se acaba todas las noches después de hacer el amor, y hay que volver a reconstruirlo todas las mañanas después del desayuno»  «Lo unico que me duele de morir es que no sea de amor»  «El deber revolucionario de un escritor es escribir bien»
  • 9. His first books  His first books talk about the violency that Colombia was pasing at that moment.
  • 10. Politic Ideas  Was faced with the dictator Laureano Gómez and Gustavo Rojas , and stayed through 1960 to 1970 exiled on Mexico and Spain
  • 11. Newspapers where he worked  Cuentos y cronicas del cine  El Universal  Cartagena de Indias  Heraldo de Barranquilla 1948-1952  El Espectador de Bogota 1952  1959-1961 Was representative of La prensa en Bógota, La Habana and New York
  • 12. One Hundred Years of Solitude  With this book he won the Nobel Prize in Literatureon1982 is a book of realism, leyends and dreams. It is qabout Macondo and their fundators, the Buendía family. The protagonism are Úrsula Iguarán and José Arcadio Buendía
  • 13. Health  He was diagnosed with lymphatic cancér, but he got cured. Three years later, he published Living to Tell the Tale.  he told El Tiempo, the Colombian newspaper, "...and locked myself in to write every day without interruption.”
  • 14. Death  He died of pneumonia at the age of 87 on 17 April 2014 in Mexico City
  • 15. Funeral  Garcia Marquez was cremated at a private family ceremony in Mexico City. On 22 April, the presidents of Colombia and Mexico attended a formal ceremony in Mexico City, where Garcia Marquez had lived for more than three decades
  • 16. University  In 1946, Marquez entered law school at the National University of Bogota. There he began reading Kafka and publishing his first short stories in leading liberal newspapers.
  • 17. Chilhood He grew with his maternal grandparents, when his father became a pharmacist and, in January 1929, he moved to Barranquilla with Luisa, his mother. His grandfather died in 1936 when Gabriel was eight. Because of the blindness of his grandmother, he went to live with his parents in Sucre
  • 18. Education  In Sucre his parents suscribed him in a boarding school in Barranquilla, he was a timid boy.
  • 19. First books His first story, The third resignation, was published in 1947 in Bogotá called liberal newspaper El Espectador. A year later, he began his journalism work for the same newspaper. His first works were all stories published in the same newspaper from 1947-1952