Love in the Time of Cholera

by Gabriel Garcia Marques | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780141032429 Global Overview for this book
Registered by maroula on 1/5/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by maroula on Monday, January 05, 2009
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 Arizo’s impassioned advances and married Dr. Juvenal Urbino instead. During that half century, Florentino 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?

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