Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Paperback Book

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Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Random House Inc

Published: Nov 2006

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Retail Price: $15.00

Pages: 128

Synopsis

A Colombian journalist looks back on a long life and on the women he has known and loved--or at least had sex with. As he celebrates his 90th birthday, he begins what he knows is his last sexual relationship, this time an unconsummated one with a virginal 14-year-old, whom he prefers to see asleep. He describes this strange liaison in his long-running newspaper column as an idyllic and ideal situation, and his avid readers are charmed. A 112-page novella, MEMORIES OF MY MELANCHOLY WHORES is Nobelist Gabriel Garc'a M'rquez’s first work of fiction in a decade.

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