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No One Writes to the Colonel (1957) [Novel]
by Gabriel García Márquez Rating: Weighted - 7.6 / Average - 7.6 of 10 (9 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

In a decaying Colombian town the Colonel and his ailing wife are living a hand-to-mouth existence, scraping together the money for food and medicine. The Colonel's hopes for a better future lie with his rooster, which for him, and the whole town, has become a symbol of defiance.

Original title: El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRural & Small Town Life
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories (1968) [Collection]
      Author: Gabriel García Márquez
     Collected Novellas (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Gabriel García Márquez

Edition #1: No One Writes to the Colonel

No One Writes to the Colonel (1957)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: J. S. Bernstein
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Manifested in:

No One Writes to the Colonel (June 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140157499
Dimensions: 4.9 x 7.6 x 0.3
Pages: 68

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