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Love in the Time of Cholera: Popular Penguins Paperback – 1 Sep 2008

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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (General UK); 1 edition (1 September 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780141037455
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141037455
  • ASIN: 0141037458
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 3.4 x 17.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 281 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 11,836 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born on 6 March 1927 in Aractaca, Colombia, and died on 17 April 2014 in Mexico City, aged 87.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982 for a body of work that includes novels, works of non-fiction and collections of short stories.

His most famous works include Leaf Storm (1955), In Evil Hour (1962), One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), The Autumn of the Patriarch(1975), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981), Love in the Time of Cholera (1985), The General in His Labyrinth (1989), News of a Kidnapping (1996), Living to Tell the Tale (2002) and Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2004).

'Marquez writes in this lyrical, magical language that no-one else can do.' Salman Rushdie

'Marquez is a retailer of wonders.' Sunday Times

'An exquisite writer, wise, compassionate and extremely funny.' Sunday Telegraph

'An imaginative writer of genius.' Guardian

'The stories are rich and startling, confident and eloquent. They are magical.' John Updike

'One of this century's most evocative writers.' Anne Tyler<

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