Florentino Ariza has never forgotten his first love. He has waited nearly a lifetime in silence, since his beloved Fermina married another man. No woman can replace her in his heart. But now her husband is dead. Finally - after fifty-one years, nine months and four days - Florentino has another chance to declare his eternal passion and win her back. Will love that has survived half a century remain unrequited?
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No lover of fiction can fail to respond to the grace of Márquez's writing ( Sunday Telegraph)
A love story of astonishing power and delicious comedy ( Newsweek)
An amazing celebration of the many kinds of love between men and women... among Márquez's best fiction ( The Times)
One of this century's most evocative writers ( Anne Tyler)
A delight. The interlocking of the stories, the fantastical and obsessional aspects of Márquez have never been better shown. ( Melvyn Bragg)
Few have written so passionately about the power of love ( Independent)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1928- ) was born in Aracataca, Colombia. 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.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141023473
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141023473