One Hundred Years of SolitudeBook - 2003
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
One of the twentieth century's most beloved and acclaimed novels, One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women--brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul--this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.
From Library Staff
Intergenerational, magical realism, classic, Latin American.
From the critics
Sexual Content: A whole bunch of incest and prostitution, mostly with very young people
Violence: More than three thousand people are shot and their bodies are dumped into the sea