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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera

LoveInTheTimeOfCholera-278x372 We have a new essay/journal entry by acclaimed author, Christopher Bram, who I’m proud to say is a part of mi familia. Cousin Chris takes a close look at Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s wonderful novel from 1985.

Christopher Bram is the author of Father of Frankenstein (along with eight other novels), which was made into the Oscar-winning movie, Gods and Monsters.

*For those of you who have not yet read Love in the Time of Cholera, Chris’s review includes spoilers.

 

Christopher Bram: Love in the Time of Garcia Marquez

Christopher Bram: Love in the Time of Garcia Marquez

Garcia Marquez. Foto: The Douglas Brothers; Copyright Harper-Perennial
Garcia Marquez. Foto: The Douglas Brothers; Copyright Harper-Perennial

 

 

November 12, 2007

 

I am rereading Love in the Time of Cholera, in part because of Draper’s recent pleasure in the book, in part to feed my new novel, and because I’m afraid that if I see the upcoming Mike Newell movie I will never be able to read the book again without seeing his images.

 

I first read the book five years ago. I see it more whole this time. The class issues read more clearly. Two people from the lower classes, Fermina and Florentino, fall in love, but Fermina marries up in the world with Dr.… |To be Continued “Christopher Bram: Love in the Time of Garcia Marquez”