Nov 16, 2007 · Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a telegraph boy, falls in love with Fermina Daza, the daughter of a mule trader. Ariza is persistent, writing her constantly, serenading, speaking poetically of love. Her father tries to keep them apart, and then, one day, she sees this love as an illusion.
- Mike Newell
- 2 min
Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club) Paperback – October 5, 2007 by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Author) 4.4 out of 5 stars 2,562 ratings
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Love in the Time of Cholera (Spanish: El amor en los tiempos del cólera) is a novel by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez. The novel was first published in Spanish in 1985. Alfred A. Knopf published an English translation in 1988, and an English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007.
- Gabriel García Márquez
- 348 pp (First English hardback edition)
Love in the Time of Cholera is a novel by Nobel prize winner Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez first published in Spanish in 1985. The main characters of the novel are Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza. Florentino and Fermina fall in love in their youth.
Audience Reviews for Love in the Time of Cholera. Jan 26, 2013. It was a bit too long and boring at times. Though it had an interesting love story, it failed to deliver properly. I did like the ...
- drama, romance
Love in the Time of Cholera is set in an unnamed city by the Magdalena River that can be loosely identified as Cartagena, Colombia. The novel references various episodes of Colombian history.
Love in the Time of Cholera opens on the day of Dr. Juvenal Urbino 's death. He is a highly successful doctor who has done much for the Caribbean city in which he lives, so his death has a great effect on the city.
Love in the Time of Cholera is a novel by Gabriel García Márquez that was first published in 1985.
Love in the Time of Cholera is a 2007 film directed by Mike Newell.Based on the novel of the same name by Gabriel García Márquez, it tells the story of a love triangle between Fermina Daza (played by Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and her two suitors, Florentino Ariza (Javier Bardem) and Doctor Juvenal Urbino (Benjamin Bratt) which spans 50 years, from 1880 to 1930.