Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The archive of celebrated Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been acquired from his heirs by the University of Texas – meaning that the critic of U.S. foreign policy's papers will end up in a country he wasn't always too fond of.The Harry Ransom Center, a top literary archive located on the university's Austin campus, announced Monday that the collection spans more than 50 years and features original manuscript material for 10 books, including Garcia Marquez's acclaimed 1967 novel, "One Hundred Years of Solitude". The university said it bought the collection from Marquez's family, but wouldn't say how much it cost, citing a competitive bidding process.In a letter delivered to the Associated Press Tuesday, however, the family of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez says the late Colombian novelist's archive was offered only to University of Texas, which will be the materials' repository.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE