The Autumn of the Patriarch is Márquez’ distinctive contribution to a well recognised sub-genre of Latin American fiction: the ‘dictator’ nove1.1 The country in which it is set has a Caribbean coastline and an Andean hinterland but is otherwise unspecified, in accordance with Márquez’ evident attempt to capture a more general regional myth rather than give a specific political analysis.
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