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Gabriel García Márquez

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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Summary

Written in 1968, "Un señor muy viejo con alas enormes" ("A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings") is typical of a style known as "magic realism," which is closely associated with its author, the Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This imaginative style combines realistic, everyday details with elements of fantasy, blurring the reader's usual distinctions between reality and magic. But unlike other works of the imagination such as fairy tales or folk legends...

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