Wednesday, September 15, 2010

1967: Grain of Wheat to One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Purpose of this blog: Brief summaries of World, British and American literary classics for English majors.

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. KIenya. 1967. Novel. A Grain of Wheat. Days just prior to Kenya’s independence. Relations of four people to the hero of the revolution hanged by authorities.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Colombia. 1967. Novel. One Hundred Years of Solitude. Seven generations of a founding family of isolated mythical town of Macondo. Tragedy of family inclined to pleasures of incest and solitude.

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