Gabriel Garcia Marquez — Colombian Novelist born on March 06, 1927, died on April 17, 2014

Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America. Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century and one of the best in the Spanish language, he was awarded the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature. He pursued a self-directed education that resulted in his leaving law school for a career in journalism. From early on, he showed no inhibitions in his criticism of Colombian and foreign politics. In 1958, he married Mercedes Barcha; they had two sons, Rodrigo and Gonzalo... (wikipedia)

The truth is that I know very few novelists who have been satisfied with the adaptation of their books for the screen.
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.

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