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Memories of My Melancholy Whores
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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    Format: Paperback, 115 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781400095940
    Imprint: Vintage
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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    Book Description:
    A New York Times Notable Book

    On the eve of his ninetieth birthday a bachelor decides to give himself a wild night of love with a virgin. As is his habit he has purchased hundreds of women he asks a madam for her assistance. The fourteen-year-old girl who is procured for him is enchanting, but exhausted as she is from caring for siblings and her job sewing buttons, she can do little but sleep. Yet with this sleeping beauty at his side, it is he who awakens to a romance he has never known.

    Tender, knowing, and slyly comic, Memories of My Melancholy Whores is an exquisite addition to the master’s work.