Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at his home in Mexico at the age of 87, a source close to his family has confirmed.
The Colombian writer's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality.
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