- Author Gabriel García Márquez
I enjoyed this book far more than the previous Gabriel Marquez I read, but even so, it still wasn’t quite my cup of tea. Tracking the story was hard work but fun, so many generations trying to keep a brand new village in tact. I really couldn’t keep on top of the characters, partly because there were so many of them but mostly because they all had very similar names.
I did enjoy the mystical nature of the writing, and moments where the characters were discovering things that we, as modern readers, take for granted. The early scenes with gypsies bringing wondrous items to the villagers were a lot of fun.
So I can’t say it was a great book for my tastes, but I’m glad to have experienced it.