Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez wanted his novel "En Agosto nos vemos " (Until August) to be published posthumously.
The book, about a woman named Ana Magdalena Bach who visits an island every year on the anniversary of her mother's death, will be published on March 12, 2024.
It had been locked in an archive at the University of Texas for 10 years. Described as one of the 20th century's best writers, Until August will meet readers with the permission of his sons Rodrigo and Gonzalo Garcia Barcha.
Garcia Marquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.
He died of pneumonia in 2014 at the age of 87. The author was struggling with dementia in the last stages of his life.