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Author Garcia Marquez’s ashes returned to Colombia

epaper Updated: May 24, 2016 09:44 IST

CARTAGENA: The ashes of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez have been laid to rest following a tribute to the author in the historic Caribbean port city of Cartagena, Colombia, where he began his writing career. The rest of the ashes will remain in Mexico, where he lived for decades and died in 2014. The walled city of Cartagena was the setting for one of his bestselling novels, “Love in the Time of Cholera”.

First Published: May 24, 2016 06:43 IST