A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
One of the twentieth century’s most beloved and acclaimed novels, One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women—brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul—this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.
“More lucidity, wit, wisdom, and poetry than is expected from 100 years of novelists, let alone one man.”
“The first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race.”