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Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel García Márquez. The only question: do I wait until I can read it in Spanish?
Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club) (Paperback) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Author), http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00361TGRS/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_yIAMpb1FSBBH4
Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez - one of my favorite books of all time.