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* OneOfUs: A huge ''Music/RollingStones'' fan, quoted as saying that the Rolling Stones, the 1959 uprising in Cuba and his friends were the only things that could hold his interest for any length of time.


His grandmother was a great influence to his literary career. When he read ''Literature/TheMetamorphosis'' by Franz Kafka, he pereceived it to be quite similar to the style of his grandmother.



On the 7th of July, 2012, Márquez's brother revealed that he was [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18749389 suffering from senile dementia]] and had [[TearJerker given up writing for good]]. He passed away on April 17, 2014, at the age of 87.

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On the 7th of July, 2012, Márquez's brother revealed that he was [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18749389 suffering from senile dementia]] and had [[TearJerker [[CareerEndingInjury given up writing for good]]. He passed away on April 17, 2014, at the age of 87.

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* OneOfUs: A huge ''Music/RollingStones'' fan, quoted as saying that the Rolling Stones, the 1959 uprising in Cuba and his friends were the only things that could hold his interest for any length of time.


Gabriel García Márquez. The name that is synonymous with MagicRealism. Born in Colombia in 1927, the man has been on the writing scene for a very long time and produced a solid body of work. In 1982, he gained the UsefulNotes/NobelPrizeInLiterature. His book ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' has become ''the'' definitive work of Magic Realism and is required reading in schools, not to mention his most famous book.

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Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez.Márquez (6 March 1927 17 April 2014). The name that is synonymous with MagicRealism. Born in Colombia in 1927, the man has been on the writing scene for a very long time and produced a solid body of work. In 1982, he gained the UsefulNotes/NobelPrizeInLiterature. His book ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' has become ''the'' definitive work of Magic Realism and is required reading in schools, not to mention his most famous book.

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* DesecratingTheDead: ''Leaf Storm'' is about a doctor who killed himself, and the town instead of burying him just wants to let him rot in his house.


Gabriel García Márquez. The name that is synonymous with MagicRealism. Born in Colombia, the man has been on the writing scene for a very long time and produced a solid body of work. In 1982, he gained the UsefulNotes/NobelPrizeInLiterature. His book ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' has become ''the'' definitive work of Magic Realism and is required reading in schools, not to mention his most famous book.

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Gabriel García Márquez. The name that is synonymous with MagicRealism. Born in Colombia, Colombia in 1927, the man has been on the writing scene for a very long time and produced a solid body of work. In 1982, he gained the UsefulNotes/NobelPrizeInLiterature. His book ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' has become ''the'' definitive work of Magic Realism and is required reading in schools, not to mention his most famous book.


* OldShame: His 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] as [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape-happy]], [[LeaveNoSurvivors prisoner-killing psychopaths]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].

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* OldShame: His 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives [[UsefulNotes/NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] as [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape-happy]], [[LeaveNoSurvivors prisoner-killing psychopaths]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].


He has also immersed himself into the cinema, helping directors to turn some of his books into films.

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On the 7th of July, 2012, Márquez's brother revealed that he is [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18749389 suffering from senile dementia]] and [[TearJerker given up writing for good]]. He later passed away on April 17, 2014, at the age of 87.

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On the 7th of July, 2012, Márquez's brother revealed that he is was [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18749389 suffering from senile dementia]] and had [[TearJerker given up writing for good]]. He later passed away on April 17, 2014, at the age of 87.


Gabriel García Márquez. The name that is synonymous with MagicRealism. Born in Colombia, the man has been on the writing scene for a very long time and produced a solid body of work. In 1982, he gained the NobelPrizeInLiterature. His book ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' has become ''the'' definitive work of Magic Realism and is required reading in schools, not to mention his most famous book.

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Gabriel García Márquez. The name that is synonymous with MagicRealism. Born in Colombia, the man has been on the writing scene for a very long time and produced a solid body of work. In 1982, he gained the NobelPrizeInLiterature.UsefulNotes/NobelPrizeInLiterature. His book ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'' has become ''the'' definitive work of Magic Realism and is required reading in schools, not to mention his most famous book.


* OldShame: His 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] as [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape-happy]], [[LeaveNoSurvivors prisoner-killing]] [[CompleteMonster psychopaths]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].

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* OldShame: His 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] as [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape-happy]], [[LeaveNoSurvivors prisoner-killing]] [[CompleteMonster prisoner-killing psychopaths]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].


* OldShame: His 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] acting as [[CompleteMonster complete monsters]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].

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* OldShame: His 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] acting as [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rape-happy]], [[LeaveNoSurvivors prisoner-killing]] [[CompleteMonster complete monsters]] psychopaths]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].


* OldShame: His erroneous description of [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] acting as [[CompleteMonster complete monsters]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].

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* OldShame: His erroneous description of 1983 article in a Spanish newspaper erroneously portraying [[NepaliWithNastyKnives Gurkha soldiers]] acting as [[CompleteMonster complete monsters]] during [[UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar the Falklands War]].

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