As we all probably know , on Thursday, April 17 , the world of literature went into mourning with the death of the great Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez.
With his death the world says goodbye to the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.
The novelist died at the age of 87 at his home in Mexico City and this Monday from 16:00 pm, he will receive a national tribute at the Palace of Fine Arts.
His death occurred after being hospitalized for eight days at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán and after ten days recovered at his home in Pedregal de San Angel.
The news of the death of the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude , shocked the literary world when Fernanda Familiar , journalist of Multimedia Image Group , wrote on her Twitter account :
“The heart of Gabriel García Márquez stop beating . Gabriel García Márquez die. Mercedes and his sons, Rodrigo and Gonzalo , authorized me to give information . Which sadness so deep … “
Since that time , dozens of media representatives from national and international media were slowly reaching the home of the novelist and short story writer , joining those who kept guard there the last few days