Love in the Time of Cholera
- New Translations
Translated from Spanish by Thea Gvasalia
Once Marquez said his greatest childhood impressions were the contradictory stories he had heard about love. He seemed to know all about it because his parents had told him much, separately and together, so he was quite confident at the time he was twenty-seven when wrote Leaf Storm. He also knew he had much to learn about narration especially that his parents were superb narrators. Telling about their love made them so happy that Marquez decided to write about it nearly fifty years later. He admitted that he often lost track of where the reality ended and the imaginary emerged.