The Adventures of Maqroll: Four Novellas : Amirbar/the Tramp Steamer's Last Port of Call/Abdul Bashur, Dreamer of Ships/Triptych on Sea and Land
- Publish Date: 1995-02-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Alvaro Mutis
The next installment in a highly acclaimed saga by an author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has called one of the greatest writers of our time. In the first novella in this volume, Amirbar, Maqroll finds gold in an abandoned mine in a South American jungle and is nearly burned alive by a woman companion. The book is distinguished by the brilliant translation of Edith Grossman who has also translated the work of Garcia Marquez and received the American Literary Translators Association award for her translation of Maqroll.