Love in the Time of Cholera
Fifty-one years, nine months and four days have passed since Fermína Daza rebuffed hopeless romantic Florentino Ariza’s impassioned advances and married Dr. Juvenal Urbino instead. During the half-century, Florentino has fallen into the arms of many delighted women, but has loved none but Fermina.Having sworn his eternal love to her, he lives for the day when he can court her again.
When Fermina’s husband is killed trying to retrieve his pet parrot from a mango tree, Florentino seizes his chance to declare his enduring love. But can young love find new life in the twilight of their lives?
Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez