Love in the Time of Cholera

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Description

"A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek

The International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.

Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
October 05, 2007
Pages
348
Dimensions
5.25 X 0.77 X 7.99 inches | 0.62 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307389732
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About the Author

Gabriel García Márquez was born in Colombia in 1927. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love In The Time Cholera, The Autumn Of The Patriarch, The General In His Labyrinth, and News Of A Kidnapping. He died in 2014.

Reviews

"This shining and heartbreaking novel may be one of the greatest love stories ever told." --The New York Times Book Review

"A love story of astonishing power.... Altogether extraordinary." --Newsweek

"Brilliant, provocative...magical...splendid writing." --Chicago Tribune

"Beguiling, masterly storytelling.... García Márquez writes about love as saving grace, the force that makes life worthwhile." --Newsday

"A sumptuous book...[with] major themes of love, death, the torments of memory, the inexorability of old age." --The Washington Post Book World