The Autumn of the Patriarch

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According to the author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the book is nothing but a poem on the solitude of power. It is one of the most intricate and ambitious works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, that tells the story of a Caribbean tyrant.

What makes this book stand out?

Beautifully written about a despicable and hated subject. One of the very few books in the topic.

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It is one of the unique Gabriel Garcia Marquez books. The Autumn of the Patriarch embodies everything from charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of god to extreme cruelty.

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The sentence structures appear to be convoluted and there are so many ideas in the same sentence that goes on and on. This makes the whole book complicated and philosophical.

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