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Love in the Time of Cholera

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction The Evergreens

Love in the Time of Cholera Synopsis

Fifty-one years, nine months and four days have passed since Fermina Daza rebuffed hopeless romantic Florentino Ariza's impassioned advances and married Dr Juvenal Urbino instead. During that half-century, Flornetino has fallen into the arms of many delighted women, but has loved none but Fermina. Having sworn his eternal love to her, he lives for the day when he can court her again. When Fermina's husband is killed trying to retrieve his pet parrot from a mango tree, Florentino seizes his chance to declare his enduring love. But can young love find new life in the twilight of their lives?

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Love in the Time of Cholera Press Reviews

'The most important writer of fiction in any language' Bill Clinton

'An exquisite writer, wise, compassionate and extremely funny' Sunday Telegraph

'An amazing celebration of the many kinds of love between men and women' The Times

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ISBN: 9780241978924
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780241968567
Publication date: 06/03/2014
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241978924
Publication date: 4th August 2016
Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, The Evergreens,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1928 in the town of Aracatca, Colombia. Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he is considered by many to be one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera. Gabriel Márquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.

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