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It was visual, action-packed, however, I did feel a disconnection towards the survivor and was expecting m This was such a quick read, at pages long, I was able to finish this in just fifteen minutes. Behind the groups of friends on the high seas one could see the boxes of contraband merchandise and even, unmistakably, the factory labels.

He had to leave the Navy, the only career he had, and disappeared into the oblivion of everyday life. Me alegro de haberme equivocado. I have one, and only one: One week after the publication of the series, the complete story appeared in a special supplement illustrated with the sailors’ photographs. For me, it has been a great reference book for the writing of my own novel, Lights on the Sea.

Even though you know garciia guy is going to survive it is an exciting story of an event that no one would want to experience. Era el jefe de maquinistas y padre se seis hijos.

Relato de un naufrago

The sole survivor, Luis Alejandro Belasco, told the true version of the events to Marquez, causing great scandal at the time. Cabo primero, alegre, responsable y ahorrativo: Gabriel Joselito de la Concordia Garcia Marquez.

At that time Colombia was under the military and social dictatorship of General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla, whose two most memorable feats were the killing of students in the center of the capital when the Army broke up a peaceful demonstration with bullets, and the assassination marauez the secret police of an undetermined number of Gabroel bullfight fans who had booed the dictator’s daughter at the bullring. Es un libro sencillo, y profundo a la par.

Of the eight crew members who were on the ship, with much effort, only one survived: If it is now published in the form of a book, that is because I agreed without thinking about it very much, and I am not a man to go back on his word. This was such a quick read, at pages long, I was able to finish this in just fifteen minutes. Es una historia de persistencia, de lucha y de vida. Been meaning to read GGM for ages, but a mammoth novel can be intimidating.


His story had been told piecemeal many times, had been wl over and perverted, and readers seemed fed up with a hero marquze had rented himself out to advertise watches because his watch hadn’t even slowed down during the storm ; who appeared in shoe advertisements because his shoes were so sturdy that he hadn’t been able to tear them apart to eat them ; and who had performed many other publicity stunts.

He had amassed a small fortune. This seems to be one based on the in book descriptions. The author drew international acclaim for the work, which ultimately sold tens of millions of copies worldwide.

After drifting with sea currents for ten days, he arrives with his raft on a coast that he later discovers to be Colombia. Please correct page number for This book is a journalistic reconstruction of what he told me, as it was published one month after the disaster in the Bogota daily El Espectador. The truth, unpublished until then, was that the destroyer was loaded with contraband. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The armed forces had sequestered him for several weeks in a naval hospital, and he had been allowed to talk only with reporters favorable to the regime and with one opposition journalist who had disguised himself as a doctor.

Mar 04, Alice-Elizabeth marriedtobooks rated it liked it Shelves: So when I saw this slim volume on the shelf, I picked it up. Think of a writer who can make you smile, happy and laugh with just the title of his work or with its prologue written in four short pages. What happens after that can be hard for anyone to think about, as Luis who found a raft started to move the toward remaining three survivors of his shipmates it become futile as he watched them helplessly drown as the waves was getting bigger.

He wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, but is best-known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera The truth, never published until then, was that the ship, tossed violently by the wind in heay seas, had spilled its ill-secured cargo and the eight sailors overboard.


Apr 18, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it it was amazing. After four days, the search was abandoned and the lost sailors were officially declared dead. The story, divided into installments, ran for fourteen days.

The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

However, Velasco found a raft and remained on the open sea without food and without hope. How wrong I was. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In twenty daily sessions, each lasting six hours, during which I took notes and sprang trick questions on him to expose contradictions, we put together an accurate and concise account marquezz his ten days at sea.

Inhe wrote a series of newspaper stories about a shipwrecked sailor who nearly died on account of negligence by the Colombian Navy ; several of his colleagues drowned shortly before arriving at the port of Cartagena de Indias due to the existence of overweight contraband aboard the vessel.

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The account of this one man’s 10 days at sea, unprotected from the elements, devoid of food and water, at the mercy of the shark-infested ocean It seems worthy of publication, but I have never quite understood the usefulness of publishing it.

InVelasco sued for translation rights to the book and lost. Knowing that it was illegal to transport cargo on a destroyer, the journalists were in a dilemma, as Colombia was under the military and social dictatorship of General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla and the press was heavily censored. The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor original Spanish-language title: Ganriel was visual, action-packed, however, I did feel a disconnection towards the survivor and was expecting more of an adventurous tale.