About this book
Part of the series of reissues of Marquez's entire back catalogue, this tells the story of the first 28 years of his life. 5 fiction titles are also reissued this month.
The author was twenty-three, a young man experimenting with his writing when this mother asked him to come back with her to the village of his grandparents and the memories of his Colombian childhood. This book recounts his personal experience of returning to the house in which he grew up and the memories that this visit conjured.