Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he begins to consider the past anew, and begins to ponder what he doesn’t really want to know.
In their youth, Florentino and Fermina fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy doctor, Florentino is heartbroken, but he is still a romantic.
In this Memories of My Melancholy Whores Book Review, I explain how Gabriel García Márquez’s last book may just be better than most like to give it credit for. Filled with loveless liaisons and dreams of fulfilment, are you ready for the depths that are on offer in this contemporary classic?