Author Gabriel García Márquez dies
A huge loss to literature lovers … one of the last legends signs out forever
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From Associated Press:
Gabriel García Márquez Dead: Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dies At 87
Posted: 04/17/2014 4:04 pm EDT Updated: 04/17/2014 4:22 pm EDT
Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez has died at age 87, a source close to the family told the Associated Press. Márquez had been recently hospitalized for infections in his lungs and his urinary tract.
MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.
Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens.
His flamboyant and melancholy fictional works…
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