‘El Olor de la Guayaba.’ Conversaciones con Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza.

Bogotá, La Oveja Negra, 1982.

8vo, pp. 135, with photographic illustrations in text; light, even browning; in the original illustrated wrappers, some surface wear.


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First edition, published simultaneously in Colombia, Spain and Mexico. A series of interviews with García Márquez in which he discusses his family, his friends, his enemies, his work, his views on politics, etc.

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