Gabriel García Márquez | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Selden Rodman

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Gabriel Garca Mrquez.
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Critical Review by Selden Rodman

SOURCE: Rodman, Selden. “The Conqueror's Descent.” National Review 42, no. 20 (15 October 1990): 87-9.

In the following review, Rodman commends García Márquez's balanced portrait of Símon Bolívar in The General in His Labyrinth.

A visitor once suggested to Gabriel García Márquez that a novel exploring the life of Símon Bolívar might win him the Nobel Prize. “I'd like to receive it,” he replied, “after I've made enough money to refuse—without economic remorse. The Nobel Prize has become an international lizard hunt.”

So now, twenty years later, with the Nobel Prize already his, the...

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