Memories of my melancholy whores

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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 a master's work.
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Grouping Title memories of my melancholy whores
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author García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-
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subject_facet Bachelors -- Fiction, Colombia -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, Older men -- Fiction, Prostitutes -- Fiction
title_display Memories of my melancholy whores
title_full Memories of my melancholy whores / Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman, Memories of my melancholy whores [electronic resource] García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014,
title_short Memories of my melancholy whores
topic_facet Bachelors, Older men, Prostitutes