Archive | May 2018

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 23)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 23 Fermina Daza, always resistant to the demands of fashion, brought back six trunks of clothing from different periods, for the great labels did not convince her. She had been in the Tuileries in the middle of winter for the launching of the collection by […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 22)

Love in  the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 22 So she had returned. She came back without any reason to repent of the sudden change she had made in her life. On the contrary, she had fewer and fewer such reasons, above all after surviving the difficulties of the early years, which was […]

Love in the Time of Cholera ( Chapter 21)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 21 The night before they reached the port of Caracolí, which was the end of the journey, the Captain gave the traditional farewell party, with a woodwind orchestra composed of crew members, and fireworks from the bridge. The minister from Great Britain had survived the […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 20)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 20 The boat, one of three identical vessels belonging to the River Company of the Caribbean, had been renamed in honor of the founder: Pius V Loayza. It was a floating two-story wooden house on a wide, level iron hull, and its maximum draft of […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 19)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 19 Her relationship with her father had lacked affection since the expulsion of Aunt Escolástica, although they had found the way to live together without bothering each other. When she awoke, he had already gone to his business. He rarely missed the ritual of lunch, […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 18)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 18 One night, a short while after the serenade by solo piano, Lorenzo Daza discovered a letter, its envelope sealed with wax, in the entryway to his house. It was addressed to his daughter and the monogram “J.U.C.” was imprinted on the seal. He slipped […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 17)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Manquez Chapter 17 The patient died in four days, choked by a grainy white vomit, but in the following weeks no other case was discovered despite constant vigilance. A short while later, The Commercial Daily published the news that two children had died of cholera in different […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 16)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 16 The first thing he did was to take possession of his father’s office. He kept in place the hard, somber English furniture made of wood that sighed in the icy cold of dawn, but he consigned to the attic the treatises on viceregal science […]

Love in the Time of Cholera (Chapter 14)

Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez Chapter 14 The only thing Florentino Ariza salvaged from that disaster was the loving shelter of the lighthouse. He had gone there in Euclides’ canoe one night when a storm at sea took them by surprise, and from that time on he would go there in […]