Recognize the importance of a writer, usually does not happen if not through a reward or perhaps after his death. Our Nobel Literature, Gabriel García Márquez wanted for a long and hated by others … is remembered for the two situations.
Thus, his greatness he only achievement after going through many hardships … was born on March 6, 1927 in Aracataca, a village in the Colombian Caribbean region. The writer was the son of a telegrapher and spent his early years with his grandparents, who took his inspiration for his works.
Perhaps the most representative involved loneliness, Macondo, violence and culture; loneliness as the author explains in his speech “The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.”
Instead Macondo, became the representation of the scene where the Colombian reality described, that place where succumbs violence, the entrenched culture of the peoples of the Caribbean and the injustices of political power … “For him, the duty of the revolutionary writer is write well, and the ideal is a novel that moves the reader by its political and social content, and also for its power to penetrate reality and expose its other side. ”
Now, his iconic phrases are short-term memory, of his writing … “The problem with marriage is that every night after making love ends, and you have to rebuild it again every morning before breakfast.” Gabo.
But this literary style had not arisen without the influence of Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and, more importantly, by William Faulkner; of whom recognized his greatness and are absorbed the exact letters to create his “Magical Realism”; therefore, it has not all been easy, as its critics allude that it is difficult for many to understand the meaning of his work and more achieve adequate adaptation of the text to the cinema, children’s literature.
But despite all this, it has been considered one of the greatest after Cervantes and Shakespeare, so that Colombians now remember him for the good and the bad, will continue in his footsteps.