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Love in the time of cholera

12 Sep

Love in the time of cholera is a novel written by Gabriel García Márquez.
It's a wonderful love story about a man (Florentino Ariza) who had sworn his eternal love to his beloved Fermina, and he lives for the day when he can court her again.

Fermina easily rejected Florentino Ariza in their youth, when she realized the naivety of their first romance. She married doctor Juvenal Urbino because he seemed to be able to offer security and love to her. Florentino is left with a broken heart and he tries to find comfort in arms of many women, but none of them can replace Fermina. When Fermina's husband is killed in an accident, Florentino sees his chance to declare his everlasting love for her.

I shouldn't reveal much more, but I hope this is enough to make you interested in the book. I was impressed by persistence of Florentino, even though that Fermina didn't feel the same for him and didn't give him hope, he didn't stop loving her and hoping that they will be together.

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Posted by on September 12, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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10 responses to “Love in the time of cholera

  1. raniakasim

    September 13, 2010 at 9:09 am

    for me Mira , i think i will never ever care about any person who have neglected me once

     
  2. WinterForLady

    September 13, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    I understand your point of view, Rania. But I enjoyed the book 🙂

     
  3. gdare

    September 13, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    I remember there is a movie, too :up:

     
  4. raniakasim

    September 14, 2010 at 8:09 am

    well ,i trust ur taste Mira , i will try read it , but i am not sure whether i can find it here in Syria .

     
  5. AnitaMargita

    September 17, 2010 at 6:09 am

    Mira, thanks for the review, I'm going to read the book. :happy:

     
  6. WinterForLady

    September 19, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    @Darko- yes, there is a movie too. Maybe I'll watch 🙂 @Rania- what kind of books do you like to read?@Anchi- you are welcome 🙂 I hope you will like it.

     
  7. raniakasim

    September 22, 2010 at 7:09 am

    Mira literary books in the first place

     
  8. Olgita

    September 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    Oh… I am interested! Will read it for sure!!!! thank you for sharing Mira!

     
  9. WinterForLady

    September 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    You are welcome Olga 🙂 I am happy that you are interested :happy:

     
  10. qlue

    October 1, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    I don't like 'romance' novels. They always make like a faerytale:irked:.

     

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