Monday, June 04, 2007

Collected Stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

from the diary: “Tuesday 1/19/88

“Finished Collected Stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- many which [were] very good, [a] few not.”

I have not yet fulfilled my ambition of reading a Garcia Marquez novel in the original Spanish. Maybe I should do a short story.

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