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Friday, April 04, 2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hospitalised

Gabriel García Márquez on his birthday in Mexico City.
Gabriel García Márquez. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez was hospitalized on Thursday in Mexico City, two officials at the health ministry told Reuters on condition on anonymity.
García Márquez, whose career spans journalism to the fantastical novels that inspired the genre of magical realism, lives in Mexico City. The 87-year-old Nobel laureate entered the hospital Monday suffering from the infection and from dehydration, Mexico's Secretary of Health said in a written statement.

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1 comment:

Anthony J. Langford said...

ah didnt know if he was still alive. Just finished reading Cholera. Amazing.