Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1st Edition


  • Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket
  • ISBN:

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First American edition of Garcia Marquez’s classic work, which ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century.

Black cloth, stained at the bottom front board. Internally fine, unmarked. DJ sunfaded at spine. Good in a VG DJ.

“A love story of astonishing power.” – Newsweek the International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-Winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs — yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.

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