Autumn of The Patriarch

Author: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Publisher: Harper


An extravagant novel of the last days of a mythic dictator who ruled 200 years, sired 5,000 children, and died in squalor.




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Notable Books for Adults

Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader. Please visit for the most current lists and information.

1976 - Selection(s)