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Debolsillo El coronel no tiene quien le escriba

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Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, tells a powerful tale of poverty and undying hope in his moving novel No One Writes to the Colonel. 'The Colonel took the top off the coffee can and saw that there was only one spoonful left.' Fridays are different. Every other day of the week, the Colonel and his ailing wife fight a constant battle against poverty and monotony, scraping together the dregs of their savings for the food and medicine that keeps them alive.

But on Fridays the postman comes - and that sets a fleeting wave of hope rushing through the Colonel's ageing heart. For fifteen years he's watched the mail boat come into the harbour, hoping he'll be handed an envelope containing the army pension promised to him all those years ago. Whilst he waits for the cheque, his hopes are pinned on his prize bird and the upcoming cockfighting season.

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Title details

Series Debolsillo Title El coronel no tiene quien le escriba
Subject Spanish Language Spanish
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date October 1994 Authors Gabriel García Márquez
Binding Paperback Pages 104
Size(mm) 125x190 Weight (gms) 115
ESB Code 27083 ISBN 9788497592352
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £12.95


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