Gabriel García Márquez | Critical Review by Tony Gould

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Gabriel Garca Mrquez.
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Critical Review by Tony Gould

SOURCE: Gould, Tony. “Superstition Sets the Whole World in Flames.” Spectator 275, no. 8715 (22 July 1995): 29.

In the following review, Gould offers a positive assessment of Of Love and Other Demons.

A novel by Márquez is generally a rich confection, and this one is no exception [Of Love and Other Demons]. The ‘magical’ elements, whether real or not, are all there: a dead girl's hair measuring over 22 metres in length and a horse living to be 100 years old, to cite but two. The language is sometimes close to self-parody, as in the following passage, selected almost at random:

She left without saying goodbye. The marquis never knew, and no one else ever knew, just when Dulce Olivia had stopped being herself and become no more than a nocturnal apparition in the house.

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