Skip to content

Click for full-size.

One Hundred Years of Solitude Paperback - 2014

by Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

  • Used
  • very good
  • Paperback
Very Good
SGD 3.57
SGD 14.62 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 7 to 40 days

More Shipping Options
Ships from World of Books Ltd (West Sussex, United Kingdom)
30-Day Return Guarantee | Ask Seller a Question
×

Description

Paperback. Very Good.


About World of Books Ltd West Sussex, United Kingdom

Biblio member since 2007
Seller rating: This seller has earned a 3 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.

In 2002, World of Books Group was founded on an ethos to do good, protect the planet and support charities by enabling more goods to be reused. Since then, we've grown into to a global company pioneering the circular economy. Today, we drive the circular economy through three re-commerce brands: - Wob: Through Wob, we sell. We provide affordable, preloved books and media to customers all over the world. A book leaves our collection of over seven million titles and begins a new chapter every two seconds, enabling more goods to be reused. - Ziffit: Through Ziffit, we buy. We give people around the world the opportunity to contribute to the circular economy, earn money and protect the planet, by trading their unwanted books and media. - Shopiago: Through Shopiago, we help others. By sharing the technology that has grown World of Books Group into the business it is today, we're helping charities increase revenue and reduce waste through re-commerce.

Terms of Sale:

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase for any reason, simply email customerservice@worldofbooks.com and we will quickly resolve any issues you may have. If you have any other queries about your order, please email customerservice@worldofbooks.com. Our goal is to deliver to our customers the best possible service and we hope your experience of dealing with us lives up to our promise. If for whatever reason we fail to meet your expectations then please let us know.

Browse books from World of Books Ltd


Total

  • Title One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Author Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Re-issue
  • Condition Very Good
  • Pages 400
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Penguin Books, London
  • Date 2014
  • Bookseller's Inventory # GOR005955697
  • ISBN 9780241968581 / 0241968585

About this book

One Hundred Years of Solitude chronicles the life of Macondo, a fictional town based in part of Garcia Marquez's hometown of Aracataca, Columbia, and seven generations of the founding family, the Buendias. He creates a complex world with characters and events that display the full range of human experience. For the reader, the pleasure of the novel derives from its fast-paced narrative, humor, vivid characters, and fantasy elements. In this 'magic realism', the author combines imaginative flights of fancy with social realism to give us images of levitating priests, flying carpets, a four-year-long rainstorm, and a young woman ascending to heaven while folding sheets" (NYPL Books of the Century 31).

First edition identification

One Hundred Years of Solitude (Cien Años de Soledad),  was first published in Spanish in 1967 by Editorial Sudamericana. It was later published in English in 1970 by Harper & Row. 

True first edition, 1967 Cien Años de Soledad- Octavo, in bright  illustrated wrappers. 

First American Edition published by Harper & Row, New York, 1970 - Octavo, original green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. The first issue features a dust jacket with the exclamation point at the end of the first paragraph on the front flap instead of the period mark on later issues

 First British edition published by Jonathan Cape, London, in 1970-  Octavo, original green cloth. 

Categories