Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera (2nd Hand Paperback)
Nobel prize winner and author of One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez tells a tale of an unrequited love that outlasts all rivals in his masterpiece Love in the Time of Cholera.
'It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love'
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?
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Fiction - Modern Classics
- Published : 1985 (This Edition 2014 - Penguin)
- ISBN : 9780241972342
- SKU : B001941
- PPC : SP300gm
- RRP : £8.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
'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.
Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America.
He is the author of several novels, 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.
Featured Author . . . Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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