Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. Rich and brilliant, it is a chronicle of life, death, and the tragicomedy of humankind. Love and lust, war and revolution, riches and poverty, youth and senility, the variety of life, the endlessness of death, the search for peace and truth—these universal themes dominate the novel. Alternately reverential and comical, One Hundred Years of Solitude weaves the political, personal, and spiritual to bring a new consciousness to storytelling. Translated into dozens of languages, this stunning work is no less than an account of the history of the human race. The reader was fine, but the content was hard to follow as the timelines tended to bounce around and there was lots of detail in some cases and almost no detail in others.
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Audible Premium Plus. Cancel anytime. From the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude comes a masterly evocation of an unrequited passion so strong that it binds two people's lives together for more than half a century. In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career, he whiles away the years in affairs - yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral
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