One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez with Gregory Rabassa (Translator)

417 pages first pub 1967 (editions)

fiction classics literary magical realism challenging reflective slow-paced
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Gabriel García Márquez's finest and most famous work, the Nobel Prize-winning One Hundred Years of Solitude chronicles, through the course of a century, life in Macondo and the lives of six Buendía generations-from José Arcadio and Úrsula, through...

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Moods

reflective 65%
challenging 57%
mysterious 45%
emotional 39%
adventurous 38%
dark 27%
sad 25%
funny 22%
inspiring 10%
tense 10%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 4%
informative 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

slow 61%
medium 31%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 34% | Plot: 10% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 32% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.05

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