Marquez Writes Another Novel After All

From Publisher’s weekly: A friend of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (and head of news at a Colombian radio station) says that the author “is putting the final touches to his new novel,” after having said two years ago that he was finished with writing. Dario Arizmendi says, “He wrote a first draft which he didn’t like, then another, then another; then, with the fifth draft, it was ready.” Running about 250 pages, the book–described as “a novel of love”–should be publishable before the end of the year. Guardian

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