Book :: Love in The Time of Cholera

Love in The Time of Cholera
By: Gabriel García Márquez
Pages: 348
Published: 1985
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
Magical Realism
Award(s): Nobel Prize in Literature (1982)
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Set on the Caribbean coast of South America, this love story brings together Fermina Daza, her distinguished husband, and a man who has secretly loved her for more than fifty years.

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Polilla-Lynn Polilla-Lynn

This novel was quite interesting. A man and woman fall in love when they are young but she will not accept him. He goes through his life waiting for he,r filling in time with other loves. Meanwhile she marries and brings up her children, hardly thinking of him until she is widowed.

Mar 11th, 2020

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Jan 7th, 2019

forline forline

Read this in Belem, Brazil in 1987....wonderful experience!

Jan 5th, 2018

Fede Fede

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