4.) CNN: Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez's '100 Years of Solitude' will become a Netflix series


Netflix is adapting Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez's iconic "One Hundred Years of Solitude" into a series. The novel is set in the fictional "Macondo," which was inspired by Marquez's hometown in northern Colombia. "One Hundred Years of Solitude," which was originally published in Spanish in 1967, is perhaps the best known work by the Nobel prize-winning author. Marquez was also a treasure to the Colombian people. When he died at age 87 in 2014, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos declared three days of national mourning.


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