“A falcon who chases a warlike crane can only hope for a life of pain”: First Edition of Chronicle of a Death Foretold; Signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold.
  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

$850.00

Item Number: 85988

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.

First edition of this novella by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Alain Gauthier. Jacket design by Sara Eisenman. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa.

"A tour de force . . . In prose that is spare yet heavy with meaning, Garcia Marquez gives us not merely a chronicle but a portrait of the town and its collective psyche . . . not merely a family but an entire culture" (The Washington Post Book World ).

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