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Love in the Time of Cholera By Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Florentino's love was rejected by beautiful Fermina. While she became a model wife, poor Florentio pined for her, never finding love or peace as he yearns for the day he can woo her again. When Fermina's husband is killed, 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 Summary


Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fifty-one years, nine months and four days ago, Florentino's love was rejected by beautiful Fermina. While she became a model wife, poor Florentio pined for her and has done so ever since, never finding love or peace as he yearns for the day he can woo her again. When Fermina's husband is killed falling 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? This edition ties in to Mike Newell's long-awaited film of "Love in the Time of Cholera", starring Benjamin Bratt ("Traffic"), which is due for release in January 2008.

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Love in the Time of Cholera Reviews


'A delight. The interlocking of the stories, the fantastical and obsessional aspects of Marquez have never been better shown.' Melvyn Bragg 'He has achieved the ultimate purpose of an artist, which is to be able to transform the most significant details of reality into something magical' Shakira 'The most important writer of fiction in any language' Bill Clinton

About Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927- ) was born in Aracataca, Colombia. His most recent book, Memories of My Melancholy Whores, is his first new novel to be published in a decade and is available in paperback from Penguin from August 2007. He is the author of several novels, works of non fiction and collections of short stories, including Leaf Storm (1955); One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967); The Autumn of the Patriarch (1975); Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981) and The General in His Labyrinth (1989). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.

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GOR010546183
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2008-02-06
368
014103372X
9780141033723
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.