Everyone linked to the latest boxing results, uh.. literary fight.
"Once great friends, the two writers have steadfastly refused to talk about the reasons behind their spectacular bust-up, and so have their wives.
Now two pictures have appeared in which a youthful García Márquez shows off a black eye, and the photographer who took them has shed light on the origins of the feud. Not surprisingly, perhaps, it involves a woman."
The photographer who apparently kept the aforementioned pictures appears to be having a good time with this.
“Now that he turns 80 and 40 years have passed since the first edition of A Hundred Years of Solitude, I believe it is the right time to publish an account of the terrible encounter between two great writers, one from the Left and the other with a strong right hook,” said Rodrigo Moya also a longtime friend of Garcia Marquez.
In Canada the romance has gone out of our bookish bouts.
This is the best we have.
Posted by Dave