May 30, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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One Hundred Years of Solitude is a 1967 novel by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez that tells the multi-generational story of the Buendía family, whose patriarch, José Arcadio Buendía, founds the town of Macondo, the metaphoric Colombia.
The widely acclaimed book, considered by many to be the author's masterpiece, was first published in Spanish in 1967, and subsequently has been translated into thirty-seven languages and has sold more than 30 million copies.The magical realiststyle and thematic substance of One Hundred Years of Solitude established it as an important, representative novel of the literaryLatin American Boom of the 1960s and 1970s, which was stylistically influenced by Modernism (European and North American) and the Cuban Vanguardia (Vanguard) literary movement
This is a group for anyone interested in reading all types of subject matter (non-fiction, fiction, self-help, biographies, sci-fi, yadda, yadda) and having a good time discussing what we've read.
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What we love in our group:
- Wine, beer and other yummy beverages
- Open minds
- Men and women (well I guess if you're not human, you can still come as long as you're at least 21 years old)
What we don't like:
- Ignorance and close mindedness
- Kids and babies
- ANYONE under 21 years of age
Please bring an appetizer and/or a bottle of wine or other type of spirits to share. Also, please bring $1 which helps to pay for my organizer fees.
If you RSVP to attend and then cannot make it, please un-RSVP your self ASAP as there's a waiting list and we want all of our spaces filled.
You will make some new friends in an open and friendly atmosphere!