"Innocent Erendira and Other Stories" is a collection of short stories from the Nobel Prize winner and author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera", Gabriel Garcia Marquez. "Erendira was bathing her grandmother when the wind of misfortune began to blow". While her grotesque and demanding grandmother retires to bed, ...
"Innocent Erendira and Other Stories" is a collection of short stories from the Nobel Prize winner and author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera", Gabriel Garcia Marquez. "Erendira was bathing her grandmother when the wind of misfortune began to blow". While her grotesque and demanding grandmother retires to bed, Erendira still has floors to wash, sheets to iron, and a peacock to feed. The never-ending chores leave the young girl so exhausted that's he collapses into bed with the candle still glowing on a nearby table - and is fast asleep when it topples over...Eight hundred and seventy-two thousand, three hundred and fifteen pesos, her grandmother calculates, is the amount that Erendira must repay for the loss of the house. As she is dragged by her grandmother from town to town and hawked to soldiers, smugglers and traders, Erendira feels herself dying. Can the love of a virgin save the young whore from her hell? "It becomes more and more fun to read. It shows what "fabulous" really means." ("Time Out"). "Marquez writes in this lyrical, magical language that no-one else can do." (Salman Rushdie). "One of this century's most evocative writers." (Anne Tyler). As one of the pioneers of magic realism and perhaps the most prominent voice of Latin American literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has received international recognition for his novels, works of non-fiction and collections of short stories. Those published in translation by Penguin include "Autumn of the Patriarch", "Bon Voyage Mr.President", "Collected Stories", "Chronicle of a Death Foretold", "The General in his Labyrinth", "In the Evil Hour", "Leaf Storm", "Living to Tell the Tale", "Love in the Time of Cholera", "Memories of My Melancholy Whores", "News of a Kidnapping", "No-one Writes to the Colonel", "Of Love and Other Demons", "One Hundred Years of Solitude", "The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor" and "Strange Pilgrims".
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