One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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...Ternera predicted:"You will not be happy as long as your parents remain unburied."Rebeca shuddered. As in the memory of a dream she saw herself entering the house as avery small girl, with the trunk and the little rocker, and a bag whose contents she hadnever known. She remembered a bald gentleman dressed in linen and with his collarclosed by a gold button, who had nothing to do with the king of hearts. She remembereda very young and beautiful woman with warm and perfumed hands, who had nothing incommon with the jack of diamonds and his rheumatic hands, and who used to put flowersin her hair and take her out walking in the afternoon through a town with green streets."I don't understand," she said.Pilar Ternera seemed disconcerted:"I don't either, but that's what the cards say."Rebeca was so preoccupied with the enigma that she told it to Jos...
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