Of Love and Other Demons

Of Love and Other Demons

Paperback Vintage International

By (author) Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Translated by Ms Edith Grossman

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  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 147 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 201mm x 13mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 10 June 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1400034922
  • ISBN 13: 9781400034925
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 101,180

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From the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera comes an extraordinary reading experience, the story of a doomed love affair between a twelve-year-old girl and a bookish priest, three times her age, who's been sent to oversee her exorcism.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Colombia in 1927. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love In The Time Cholera, The Autumn Of The Patriarch, The General In His Labyrinth, and News Of A Kidnapping. He died in 2014. This book is translated by Edith Grossman, widely recognized as the preeminent Spanish to English translator of our time.

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"A brilliantly moving tour de force." --A.S. Byatt, "The New York Times Book Review""A work of considerable beguilement and edge. . . . Garcia Marquez retains a vital and remarkable voice, and the pen of an angel." --"Los Angeles Times Book Review" "Captivating. . . . Evokes the texture of a civilization, while its emotional range, from the comic to the mystical, exhibits a reach rarely found in fictions on a larger scale." --"The Boston Globe""Luminous. . . . Demonstrates that one of the masters of the form is still working at the height of his powers." --"The New York Times"