Gabriel García Márquez | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Malcolm Deas

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

SOURCE: Deas, Malcolm. “Moths of Ill Omen.” London Review of Books 19, no. 21 (30 October 1997): 29-31.

In the following review, Deas offers a negative assessment of News of a Kidnapping.

The Hispanic world is particularly reverential towards its writers, perhaps because, through the vagaries of world history, it has not much else to be reverential about. There are the turn of the century poets who could fill opera houses; the overcoated figures photographed on the Paris boulevards, making it, in what Latin Americans still sometimes call, with touching loyalty, the City of Light; the accounts, in the (unreadable) Sunday cultural supplements of La Prensa, El Universal, El Tiempo, or in certain beautifully printed but contentless monthly reviews, of breakfast conversations in New England when the revered poet was in residence on some campus or...

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