Love in the Time of Cholera Excerpt: The Detachment

“This is not the place for a crowned goddess.”

She turned her head and saw, a hand’s breadth from her eyes, those other glacial eyes, that livid face, those lips petrified with fear, just as she had seen them in the crowd at Midnight Mass the first time he was so close to her, but now, instead of the commotion of love, she felt the abyss of disenchantment.

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Suatu Hari

Oleh Gabriel García Márquez

Senin menjelang dengan hangat dan tanpa hujan. Aurelio Escovar, seorang dokter gigi tanpa gelar, dan seorang yang bangun sangat pagi, membuka kantornya pukul enam. 751 more words

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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ★★★★

Modern Classics / Historical Fiction
348 pages / First published 1985 in Spanish
Knopf (Penguin Random House)

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. 1,263 more words


Quote #52

The rain would not have bothered Fernanda, after all she had spent her whole life as if it were raining.

One hundred years of solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Critical Analysis of the Man with enormous wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The story is written along the lines of Magic Realism and refers to a couple Pleyano and Elsendna who discover a man with enormous wings covered with grime and lying covered with mud. 553 more words

Crónica de una muerte anunciada

El día en que lo iban a matar, Santiago Nasar se levantó a las 5.30 de la mañana…”; quizá sea este uno de los comienzos de una novela en lengua española que más se ha quedado grabado en la memoria colectiva (1).   825 more words


Of Love and Other Demons

Rabies does not kill young Sierva María de Todos los Ángeles. Nor is she possessed by demons.

As it turns out.

Daughter of a marquis and a commoner, Sierva María is neither noble nor lowborn. 592 more words

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