One Hundred Years of Solitude. In 1967, in Buenos Aires, a novel appears by a 40 year old Colombian writer. Today, there is not a literary language into which it has not been translated. It's powerful inpulse has lifted the castillian writings of an entire continent. Unveiling the magic of its prose, the quicksands of its particular literary duties are impossible and damaging. The reader will be dazzled by the ultimate of those of "Buenos Aires".