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Handsomest Drowned Man in the World, the (1968) [Short Story]
by Gabriel García Márquez Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Children from a small town find the corpse of a man washed ashore on the beach. The townsfolk declare it to be the corpse of the handsomest man they have ever seen, and set out to give the stranger a burial in honour of his unique beauty.

Original title: El ahogado mas hermoso del mundo
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary FantasyMagical Realism

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Leaf Storm and Other Stories (1955) [Collection]
      Author: Gabriel García Márquez
     Eye of the Heart, the (1973) [Anthology]
      Authors: Gabriela Mistral , Miguel Angel Asturias , Pablo Neruda , Octavio Paz , Gabriel García Márquez , Julio Cortázar , Jorge Luis Borges , Clarice Lispector , Carlos Fuentes , Mario Vargas Llosa , João Guimarães Rosa , Horacio Quiroga , Adolfo Bioy Casares , Alfonso Reyes , Leopoldo Lugones , Juan José Arreola , Juan Rulfo , María Luisa Bombal , Aníbal Monteiro Machado , Alejo Carpentier , Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis , José Donoso , G. Cabrera Infante , Ruben Dario , Romulo Gallegos , Ricardo Guiraldes , Cesar Vallejo , Roberto Arlt , Lino Novas-Calvo , Arturo Uslar Pietri , Juan Carlos Onetti , Juan Bosch , Dinah Silveira de Queiroz , Jose Maria Arguedas , Jorge Amado , Augusto Roa Bastos , Armonia Somers , Eliseo Diego , Abelardo Diaz Alfaro , Humberto Costantini , Jorge Edwards
     Collected Stories (1984) [Collection]
      Author: Gabriel García Márquez
     Fiction: A Harpercollins Pocket Anthology (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , James Joyce , D. H. Lawrence , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , Alice Walker , Edith Wharton , Willa Cather , Katherine Anne Porter , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Gabriel García Márquez , Louise Erdrich , Chinua Achebe , Margaret Atwood , Ralph Ellison , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , Flannery O'Connor , Kate Chopin , Guy de Maupassant , Raymond Carver , Bobbie Ann Mason , Alice Munro , Richard Wright , Denise Chávez

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