En agosto nos vemos’, unpublished novel by Gabriel García Márquez, presented in BCN

En agosto nos vemos', unpublished novel by Gabriel García Márquez, presented in BCN

The literary legacy of Gabriel García Márquez, one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, continues to captivate the world even after his death. Recently, his posthumous novel titled ‘En agosto nos vemos’ was presented, a literary treasure that is revealed on the day the author would have turned 97 years old.

In an emotional ceremony held at the Gabriel García Márquez Library in Barcelona, this unpublished work was unveiled, which has been awaited with great expectation by fans of the Colombian author’s literature.

The presentation was attended by prominent personalities from the cultural sphere, including actress Bárbara Lennie, the book’s editor Pilar Reyes, designer Gonzalo García Barcha, son of the famous writer, writer Héctor Abad Faciolince and cultural journalist Xavi Ayén.

Live music by the Ana Magdalena Ensemble added a touch of emotion to the event, creating a unique atmosphere to welcome this highly anticipated play.

‘En agosto nos vemos’ is the fruit of a joint effort by García Márquez’s family, who decided to publish the novel as part of the commemoration of the tenth anniversary of his death. This gesture not only honors the memory of the author, but also enriches the literary legacy he left to humanity.

What is ‘See you in August’ about?

The story centers on a high society woman who makes an annual visit to a seaside resort town on the coast of Colombia during the month of August.

This plot, which had already been exposed in previous publications, now comes to life in the form of a novel, allowing readers to immerse themselves in a world full of nuances and emotions.

Each chapter of the novel narrates one of the protagonist’s annual visits, offering an intimate look into her life and experiences. Through this story, García Márquez invites us to reflect on universal themes such as the passage of time, memory and the search for happiness in the midst of routine and tradition.

The publication of ‘See you in August’ represents an important milestone in the publishing world.

This work, which will be available in various formats, including physical, electronic and audiobook, will allow readers around the world to enjoy the creative genius of Gabriel García Márquez.

A long awaited launch

The launch of the novel has been enthusiastically received around the world. From Bogotá to Barcelona, tributes and events have been held to commemorate this milestone in the history of literature.

The Colpatria Tower in Bogota, an emblematic building in the Colombian capital, was illuminated in honor of the publication of the novel, highlighting the importance of García Márquez as a Colombian cultural icon.