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Love in the Time of Cholera. by  Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Signed First Edition - 1988 - from Raptis Rare Books and Biblio.com

Love in the Time of Cholera.

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. First British edition of Garcia Marquez's classic work, which ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez on the dedication page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Andrew Kulman. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Uncommon signed. "This shining and heartbreaking novel may be one of the greatest love stories ever told," wrote the New York Times. It's a "sumptuous book [with] major themes of love, death, the torments of memory, the inexorability of old age" (The Washington Post). The English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007, starring Academy Award-nominated Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro.

Love in the Time of Cholera is a novel by Nobel Prize winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez that was first published in Spanish in 1985, with an English translation released in 1988 by Alfred A. Knopf. An English-language film adaptation was released in 2007.


  • Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 67079
  • Title: Love in the Time of Cholera.
  • Author: Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Gabriel Garcia Marquez Autograph, Love in the Time of Cholera First Edition, Love in the Time of Cholera Signed First Edition


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On Nov 14 2007, CH125 said:
  "THIS IS THE ULTIMATE LOVE STORY. A MUST READ FOR EVERYONE WHO BELIEVES IN LOVE, OR JUST WANTS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH A STORY. THIS IS MY ALL TIME FAVORITE BOOK. AFTER THIS BOOK I RECOMMEND ADDITIONAL READING BY SAME WRITER, GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ - 100 YEARS OF SOLITUDE. "

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