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Love in the Time of Cholera

by maddiebutler
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Language Arts
Subject:
Literature
Grade:
11

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Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Full name: Gabriel José de la Concordia García MárquezBorn: March 6, 1927 (age 86)Birth place: Aracataca, ColombiaNationality: ColumbianParents: Gabriel Eligio García and Luisa Santiaga MárquezSpouse: Mercedes Barcha PardoChildren: Rodrigo García Barcha, Gonzalo García BarchaEducation: University of CartagenaGenres: Novels, short storiesNoteable work: One Hundred Years of Solitude, Autumn of the Patriarch, Love in the Time of Cholera

"I told your daughter that she is like a rose."

"They were for a love that has gone all to hell,"

Love in the Time of Cholera occurs in an unknown port city somewhere around the Caribbean Sea and the Magdalena River

Fermina Daza had promised to be Florentino Ariza's wife but broke her promise more than half a century later. Florentino's love survives fifty-one years, nine months, four days and 622 affairs. This time is filled with travel, births, deaths, and poetry. Florentino's life never really begins until Fermina's husband Dr. Juvenal Urbino dies.

This book is a love story filled with many emotions; love, sadness, happiness and laughter. I have not finished the book but it definitely seems like a very interesting and well-written book that I am going to enjoy.


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