While seeking to make a living in the Mexican film industry, Márquez suddenly found himself creatively possessed by the theme which he had been contemplating since his earliest days as a writer. His old idea for a novel called La Casa (The House) now developed into the historical and family saga One Hundred Years of Solitude. The sub-textual concerns of his early fiction go some way to explaining this sudden inspiration.
Swipe to navigate through the chapters of this book
Please log in to get access to this content
To get access to this content you need the following product:
- The Cervantean Turn: One Hundred Years of Solitude
- Macmillan Education UK
- Sequence number
- Chapter number