|—||Gabriel García Márquez (1927 - 2014)|
Gabriel García Márquez, best known for his novels including “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, “Love in the Time of Cholera” and “Chronicle of a Death Foretold” died at 87.
A Latin-American legend is taken from us today!
Gabriel García Márquez by Atoniatiuh Bracho.
"Until you’re about the age of twenty, you read everything, and you like it simply because you are reading it. Then between twenty and thirty you pick what you want, and you read the best, you read all the great works. After that you sit and wait for them to be written. But you know, the least known, the least famous writers, they are the better ones."
There was once a rich man whose wife lay sick, and when she felt her end drawing near she called to her only daughter to come near her bed, and said, “Dear child, be pious and good, and God will always take care of you, and I will look down upon you from heaven, and will be with you.” And then she closed her eyes and expired. The maiden went every day to her mother’s grave and wept, and was always pious and good. When the winter came the snow covered the grave with a white covering, and when the sun came in the early spring and melted it away, the man took to himself another wife.
Cinderella illustrated by Hilary Knight (1978)
An Edmund Dulac illustration for Cinderella from Edmund Dulac’s Picture Book. My scan.
I did my first circular Cinderella papercut a few years back, and I decided to revamp it for a cleaner, less cluttered look. I also tried to incorporate a clock design into the storyline. Still, I think I prefer the first one better…