Archive | May 23, 2018

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 12)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 12 Florentino Ariza still had not recovered when Lorenzo Daza held him by the arm and steered him across the Plaza of the Cathedral to the arcaded gallery of the Parish Café and invited him to sit on the terrace. There were no other customers […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 11)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 11 In any case, the details of the engagement were settled in their letters during the weeks that followed. Fermina Daza, on the advice of her Aunt Escolástica, accepted both the two-year extension and the condition of absolute secrecy, and suggested that Florentino Ariza ask […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 10)

  Love in the Time of the Cholera Gabriel Garcia  Marquez Chapter 10 At first she had not even thought seriously that she was obliged to respond, but the letter was so explicit that there was no way to avoid it. Meanwhile, in the torment of her doubts, she was surprised to find herself thinking […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 9)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 9 After Florentino Ariza saw her for the first time, his mother knew before he told her because he lost his voice and his appetite and spent the entire night tossing and turning in his bed. But when he began to wait for the answer […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 8)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 8 Don Pius V Loayza died when his son was ten years old. Although he always took care of his expenses in secret, he never recognized him as his son before the law, nor did he leave him with his future secure, so that Florentino […]