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Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Jul 17, 14

bookshelves: south-american-authors-fiction
Read from August 25 to 29, 2011

A poignant look at the life of a man, now ninety, who has never known true love but the physical love of his whores. When he arranges to see a virgin 14-year old for his ninetieth birthday, he falls inexplicably in love with her sleeping, tired body and finds himself, for the first time, alive.

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08/29/2011 page 32
28.0% "My favorite author at his best"

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