"Tuesday Siesta" and "One of These Days" - Research Article from Literature and Its Times

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by Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, was born March 6, 1927, in Aracataca, a small town in the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia. His grandparents reared him and during this time he heard many of the stories from his grandmother that would later influence his writing. After abandoning law studies, García Márquez began to write articles for the newspaper El Heraldo and to publish short stories. “Tuesday Siesta” and “One of These Days” are among the first stories published in the collection, Los funerales de la mamá grande (Big Mama’s Funeral, published as a set in No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories, 1968). They form part of the cycle of Macondo, a...

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