Genre: Historical Fiction
Length: 496 pages
Audiobook Length: 14 hours and 4 minutes
First Published: 1967
One Hundred Years of Solitude is a landmark 1967 novel by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez that tells the multi-generational story of the Buendía family, whose patriarch, José Arcadio Buendía, founded the town of Macondo. The novel is often cited as one of the supreme achievements in literature.
Quotes from One Hundred Years of Solitude
There is always something left to love.
He really had been through death, but he had returned because he could not bear the solitude.
They were so close to each other that they preferred death to separation.
Then he made one last effort to search in his heart for the place where his affection had rotted away, and he could not find it.
About Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian author best known for his novels One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He died in 2014 at the age of 87.