Considered one of the most significant writers, Gabo’s style of writing draws one into a world of magical realism. Google through doodle brings to life the magical city of Macondo which is depicted in his book, ‘A Hundred Years Of Solitude’.
In the vibrant and colourful doodle, it has a South American appeal to it. The doodle seems to be a representation of Maconda, a fictional city in his book A Hundred Years of Solitude.Amidst the vibrant flora and fauna, are a man and a woman in typical Latin American attires. They can be seen holding hands.
Considering that Marquez’ works reflected magic realism, this doodle shows a hot and humid city from A Hundred Years of Solitude which has golden fish which dazzle the eyes, then there are yellow butterflies. According to the Google Doodle blogpost, in the doodle, there is a train chugging which is known to run once in a blue moon.
Marquez who won the Nobel Prize for A Hundred Years of Solitude is known for both fictional and non-fictional work. Amongst non fictional he has written News of a Kidnapping.
Marquez has written over 25 books. Affectionately known as Gabo, apart from being a writer, Garcia Marquez was also known for his political activism.