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Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera
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pros: The writing style is like fluid and ethereal. Like fog in the forest.
cons: It's hard to grasp that style. Your hands are damp, but there's nothing in them.
Smells Like Cholera
Bloody odd book, this one. There's a tint of magical realism to this like sepia in old photographs.... See Full Review
pros: Beautiful, intelligent, heart-wrenching victory.
cons: Was chosen by Oprah's book club and therefore superficially read by a myriad of morons.
Beautiful writing--A story of love that transcends language and overcomes logic
Though I love every novel ever written by Marquez, Love in the Time Of Cholera holds a special... See Full Review
pros: great story, rich characters
cons: Very sentimental
I really liked this book, even though it took me a little while to get into it. Basicall yht e story... See Full Review
pros: Beautiful writing
cons: The plot drags on an on
Boring but well-written
I bought into the Oprah hype and read this book cover to cover, determined to finish it before the m... See Full Review
|Authors||Gabriel Garcia Marquez|
|Fiction Subgenre||Conflicts & Dualities|
|Professional Reviews||<b>Chabon, Michael, <i>Salon</i>:</b> "This is one of my favorite novels. It's so dense that no matter how many times I dip into it, I manage to find something startling that I have totally forgotten.", <b>Pynchon, Thomas, <i>New York Times Book Review</i>:</b> "...Oh boy--does he write well. [This] is a faithful and beautiful piece of work."|
|Book Editions||<Edition><item name="format">Paperback</item><item name="edition">Reprint</item><item name="pages">348</item><item name="date">October 05, 2007</item><item name="publisher">Vintage Books</item><item name="measurements">8"(h) x 5.25"(w) x 0.75"(d), 0.6 lbs.</item><item name="isbn">9780307389732</item></Edition>|