page 269 of 429 of One Hundred Years of Solitude

It never occurred to me before that this novel and the bible share a common trait in regards to how time passes.

When we’re kids time passes real slow, and the bible and this novel begin with time passing slow. As we age time slips past quicker, just like both books do too.

The image of Remedios floating up to heaven along with the bed sheets is such a beautiful image and really conveys that sense of floating