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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

Autor Gabriel Garcia Marquez
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 6 mar 2014
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and author ofOne Hundred Years of Solitude, started his literary career with the publication ofThe Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor. . .

'On February 22 we were told that we would be returning to Columbia'

In 1955 eight crew members of Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were swept overboard. Velasco alone survived, drifting on a raft for ten days without food or water. Marquez retells the survivor's amazing tale of endurance, from his loneliness and thirst to his determination to survive.

The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailorwas Marquez's first major work, published in a Colombian newspaper, El Espectador, in 1955 and then in book form in 1970.

'The story of Velasco on his raft, his battle with sharks over a succulent fish, his hallucinations, his capture of a seagull which he was unable to eat, his subsequent droll rescue, has all the grip of archetypal myth. Reads like an epic'Independent

'A master storyteller'Daily Mail

'Garcia Marquez is a retailer of wonders'Sunday Times
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780241968604
ISBN-10: 0241968607
Pagini: 128
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 7 mm
Greutate: 0.1 kg
Editura: Penguin Books
Colecția Penguin
Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia, in 1927. He studied at the National University of Colombia in Bogotá, and later worked as a reporter for the Colombian newspaperEl Espectadorand as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Caracas and New York. He is the author of several novels and collections of stories, includingEyes of a Blue Dog(1947),Leaf Storm(1955),No One Writesto the Colonel(1958),In Evil Hour(1962),Big Mama's Funeral(1962),One Hundred Years of Solitude(1967),Innocent Erendira and Other Stories(1972),The Autumn of the Patriarch(1975),Chronicle of a Death Foretold(1981),Love in the Time of Cholera(1985),The General in His Labyrinth(1989),Strange Pilgrims(1992),Of Love and Other Demons(1994) andMemories of My Melancholy Whores(2005). Many of his books arepublished by Penguin. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in 2014.

Recenzii

The story of Velasco on his raft, his battle with sharks over a succulent fish, his hallucinations, his capture of a seagull which he was unable to eat, his subsequent droll rescue, has all the grip of archetypal myth. Reads like an epic.