Gabriel García Márquez suffering from dementia

The Nobel prizewinning author Gabriel García Márquez is suffering from senile dementia and can no longer write, his brother has revealed.

“He has problems with his memory. Sometimes I cry because I feel like I’m losing him,” Jaime García Márquez told students in Cartagena, Columbia. Read more in the Guardian.

3 responses to “Gabriel García Márquez suffering from dementia

  1. Thanks for sharing this article. I’d long heard about Gabriel Garcia Marquez but only this year, I finally took the opportunity to read his novel, one hundred years of solitude.

    His prose flows effortlessly. His characters sit beside you and linger after their passing. Time changes with the comings and goings of the generations of a family as day changes to night and night to day, with decay and rebirth.

    A Master is losing the threads of a life and vision shared with the world. But the Master and his work will always be with us.

  2. So sorry to hear this. He is a favorite of mine and so many. “Love in the Time of Cholera,” is up there with “Magic Mountain,” as two of my favorite books.

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