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A very old man with enormous wings

A very old man with enormous wings

Book cover and inside illustration for Gabriel Garcia Marquez's short story "A very old man with enormous wings"; a lovely magic realism story about solitude and dealing with the unknown.

gabriel garcia marquez inside illustration