Gabriel Garcia Marquez was more than magical realism: An appreciation

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist whose 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' enchanted millions, has died at 87.

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 Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism

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