Set in an unnamed Caribbean seaport, Garcia Marquezs extraordinary Love in the Time of Cholera (1988) relates one of literatures most remarkable stories of unrequited love. This shining and heartbreaking novel, Thomas Pynchon wrote in The New York Times Book Review, is one of those few rare works that can even return our worn souls to us. Mary Wesley on Garcia Marquezs Love in the Time of Cholera This is the funniest, most moving book I have read and re-read.
Each reading discovers fresh delights, a true classic. Garcia Marquez is the greatest South American writer who doesnt hesitate to write of the spiritual and mundane in the same paragraph. The lush, wondrous story of an unrequited love that survives half a century.