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The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

by Gabriel García Márquez

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

In 2000, a Peruvian newspaper reported that Márquez was dying and published his farewell poem. As it turns out, he was not dying, and the poem was written by some imitation hack. (Source)

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