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North Cobb Regional Library Tuesday Evening Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us at the North Cobb Regional Library each month on the fourth Tuesday afternoon or evening for a lively book discussion. Newcomers are always welcome. The groups read and discuss a variety of works including fiction and non-fiction classics, a variety of genres, and a mix of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the North Cobb Regional Library.
We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with today’s title: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. c1985. Magical realism. Latin American Fiction. First published in Spanish in 1985 this international bestseller by Columbian Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a modern classic.
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 622 affairs–yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.