The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez [FIRST EDITION]

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The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

FIRST EDITION / SECOND PRINTING [1976] HARPER & ROW

Rare.  Book itself is very nice. Some faint discoloration to cloth cover, mostly along the very top edge. Inside is Like New, pages are clean, white and unmarked. Dust Jacket has tearing, most of which has been sealed from the inside of jacket. Torn piece from back of dust jacket.ver.


From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme cruelty, the dictator of The Autumn of the Patriarch embodies the best and the worst of human nature. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the renowned master of magical realism, vividly portrays the dying tyrant caught in the prison of his own dictatorship. Employing an innovative, dreamlike style, and overflowing with symbolic descriptions, the novel transports the reader to a world that is at once fanciful and real.