By Gabriel García Márquez
A guy returns to the city the place a baffling homicide happened 27 years previous, made up our minds to resolve the tale. simply hours after marrying the attractive Angela Vicario, all people is of the same opinion, Bayardo San Roman back his bride in shame to her mom and dad. Her distraught kinfolk compelled her to call her first lover; and her dual brothers introduced their purpose to homicide Santiago Nasar for dishonoring their sister.
Yet if everybody knew the homicide used to be going to ensue, why did nobody interfere to prevent it? The extra that's discovered, the fewer is known, and because the tale races to its inexplicable end, a complete society--not only a pair of murderers—is wear trial.
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She asked Victoria Guzman if she'd said anything to her son, and she lied honestly, since she answered that she still hadn't known anything when he came down for coffee. In the living room, where she was still scrubbing the floor, Divina Flor at the same time saw Santiago Nasar come in through the door on the square and go up the open stairs to the bedrooms. "It was a very clear vision," Divina Flor told me. " So when Plácida Linero asked about him, Divina Flor calmed her down. "He went up to his room a minute ago," she told her.
They belonged to two completely different worlds. No one had ever seen them together, much less alone together. Santiago Nasar was too haughty to have noticed her: "Your cousin the booby," he would say to me when he had to mention her. Besides, as we said at that time, he was a sparrow hawk. He went about alone, just like his father, nipping the bud of any wayward virgin who began showing up in those woods, but in town no other relationship ever came to be known except for the conventional one he maintained with Flora Miguel, and the stormy one with Maria Alejandrina Cervantes, which drove him crazy for fourteen months.
But he calmed her down. " Celeste Dangond was sitting in his pajamas by the door of his house, mocking those who had gone to greet the bishop, and he invited Santiago Nasar to have some coffee. "It was in order to gain some time to think," he told me. But Santiago Nasar answered that he was in a hurry to change clothes to have breakfast with my sister. " Yamil Shaium was the only one who did what he had proposed doing. As soon as he heard the rumor, he went out to the door of his dry goods store and waited for Santiago Nasar so he could warn him.
Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez