Love in the Time of Cholera

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Penguin Books, 1988 - Fiction - 348 pages
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From the Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" comes a masterly evocation of an unrequited passion so strong that it binds three people's lives together for more than fifty years. In the story of Florentino Ariza, who waits more than half a century to declare his undying love to the beautiful Fermina Daza, whom he lost to Dr. Juvenal Urbino so many years before, Garcia Marquez has created a vividly absorbing fictional world, as lush and dazzling as a dream and as real and immediate as our own deepest longings.

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User Review  - Holly the Infinite Book Dragon - Goodreads

And how long do you think we can keep up this goddamn coming and going? That is how I felt. Really, how long can this story go on this way? For almost 400 pages, evidently. I have this as abandoned ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sidharth Vardhan - Goodreads

Probably the only time that I will rate a book with word 'Love' in its title with five stars. There are very few stories so completely told - I love every single word in this book. From very first ... Read full review

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Gabriel García Márquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia on March 6, 1927. After studying law and journalism at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, he became a journalist. In 1965, he left journalism, to devote himself to writing. His works included Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the Colonel, The Evil Hour, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, The Autumn of the Patriarch, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, The General in His Labyrinth, Clandestine in Chile, and the memoir Living to Tell the Tale. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. He died on April 17, 2014 at the age of 87.

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