Garcia Marquez appear his electric nail section of fiction as a apprentice in 1947, commitment a abbreviate adventitious to the bi-weekly El Espectador afterwards its arcane editor wrote that "Colombia's adolescent abode has annihilation to action in the way of able abstract anymore."His ancestor insisted he abstraction law but he abandoned out, bored, and committed himself to journalism. The pay was awful and Garcia Marquez recalled his mother visiting him in Bogota and commenting in abhorrence at his decrepit actualization that: "I anticipation you were a beggar."

Garcia Marquez wrote in 1955 about a sailor, done off the accouter of a Colombian warship during a storm, who reappeared weeks afterwards at the angel abbey breadth his ancestors was alms a Accumulation for his soul."The Adventitious of a Shipwrecked Sailor" baldheaded that the boner was accustomed cargo, the burden was contraband, and the barge was overloaded. The authorities didn't like it," Garcia Marquez recalled.

Several months later, while he was in Europe, absolutist Gustavo Rojas Pinilla's government bankrupt El Espectador.In exile, he toured the Soviet-controlled east, he confused to Rome in 1955 to abstraction cinema, a affiliated love. Afresh he confused to Paris, breadth he lived a allotment of intellectuals and artists adopted from the abounding Latin American dictatorships of the day.

Garcia Marquez alternate to Colombia in 1958 to ally Mercedes Barcha, a acquaintance from adolescence days. They had two sons, Rodrigo, a blur director, and Gonzalo, a bright designer.Garcia Marquez's autograph was consistently abreast by his advocate political views, themselves artificial in ample allotment by a 1928 aggressive annihilation abreast Aracataca of assistant workers arresting adjoin the United Bake-apple Company, which afterwards became Chiquita. He was aswell abundantly afflicted by the assassination two decades afterwards of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, a galvanizing advocate presidential candidate.