Chronicle of a death foretold
"EXQUISITELY HARROWING . . . . Very strange and brilliantly conceived. . . . A sort of metaphysical murder mystery. . . . The murder will stand among the innumerable murders of modern literature as one of the best and most powerfully rendered." A mysterious and haunting tale of romance and murder, that begins with the marriage of a man and a woman in love. But when he inexplicably mistreats his beloved on the night of the wedding, he is in turn murdered by her brothers, and we are left with a strange sense of inevitability and passions gone terribly awry. From the Paperback edition.
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|Grouping Title||chronicle of a death foretold|
|Grouping Author||garcía márquez gabriel|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-19 23:18:15PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-20 00:21:32AM|
|author||García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014.|
|author_display||García Márquez, Gabriel|
|available_at_catalog||Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Hermitage - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction|
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A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her parents. Her distraught family forced her to name her first lover; and her twin brothers announced their intention to murder Santiago Nasar for dishonoring their sister.
Yet if everyone knew the murder was going to happen, why did no one intervene to stop it? The more that is learned, the less is understood, and as the story races to its inexplicable conclusion, an entire society--not just a pair of murderers--is put on trial.
Gabriel García Márquez was born in Colombia in 1927. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love In The Time Cholera, The Autumn Of The Patriarch, The General In His Labyrinth, and News Of A Kidnapping. He died in 2014.
|isbn||9780345310026, 9780394530741, 9781101911105|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000044745|Book|Books||English|Knopf :|1983.|120 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:eee6828d-f867-4a82-9a1b-b7b195af7d6e|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2014||
|title_display||Chronicle of a death foretold|
|title_full||Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Chronicle of a death foretold / Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa|
|title_short||Chronicle of a death foretold|
|topic_facet||Fantasy, Fiction, Literature|