Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Imagination

It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there’s not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Imagination

“It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there’s not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination.” — Gabriel García Márquez, Art of Fiction, No 69, The Paris Review (Winter 1981)

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