A Summary and Analysis of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ ‘One of These Days’

‘One of These Days’ (or ‘Un día de estos’ in the original Spanish) is a very short story by the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014). Running to just three pages, the story can be regarded as a piece of flash fiction or micro-fiction. The story concerns a dentist who reluctantly agrees to extract the Mayor’s tooth; in the course of the treatment, it is clear there is some tension between the two men.

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