In Evil Hour

In Evil Hour

by Gabriel García Márquez, Gregory Rabassa
     
 

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Written just before One Hundred Years of Solitude, this fascinating novel of a Colombian river town possessed by evil points to the author's later flowering and greatness.  See more details below

Overview

Written just before One Hundred Years of Solitude, this fascinating novel of a Colombian river town possessed by evil points to the author's later flowering and greatness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060919641
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
474,286
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.43(d)

What People are saying about this

Jonathan Yardley
"An openly political novel posing the people of the land against the forces of oppression...it has the virtues of wit and compassion and reveals the foundation upon which the later novels were constructed."

Meet the Author

Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. García Márquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico
Date of Birth:
March 6, 1928
Place of Birth:
Aracataca, Colombia
Education:
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1947-48, and Universidad de Cartagena, 1948-49

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