Superb Sentence from Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by in Blog, Superb Sentences

‘Besides, the few miracles attributed to the angel showed a certain mental disorder, like the blind man who didn’t recover his sight but grew three new teeth, or the paralytic who didn’t get to walk but almost won the lottery, and the leper whose sores sprouted sunflowers.’ A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez © 1971.

2 Responses to “Superb Sentence from Gabriel Garcia Marquez”

  1. Bon 7 February 2011 at 9:03 pm #

    I must say… I totally love Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Don’t forget to post another one of his sentences. See the first page of Love in the Time of Cholera. You’ll know which one I’m talking about.

    -A Fellow Lover of Literature

  2. Tessa 7 February 2011 at 9:27 pm #

    Thank you Bon. I’ll have a look! Tessa


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