Memories of My Melancholy Whores – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

After a life spent in the arms of prostitutes (count 514 at the age of 50) the main character decides on treating himself to an adolescent virgin for his 90th birthday. His plans are disrupted by an unexpected blossoming of love for the girl who he woos silently for a year. Brilliant novella.

Memoirs of my Melancholy Whores - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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