There is a peculiar episode from Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s years as a journalist for El Espectador. A correspondent had cabled in reports of fighting taking place in Quibidó. Upon reaching the town, Marquez and his photographer were disappointed to find that the news was a hoax. The correspondent cabled in the report to protest the uneventful nature of his town and how ‘nothing ever happened’ there. It’s an incident of a near-metafictional miracle considering how Marquez echoes the same line …
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