Of Love and Other Demons (Vintage International)

Of Love and Other Demons (Vintage International)

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Author

García Márquez, Gabriel

Word Count

40,000 words

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Pages

160 pages

Edition Publisher

Vintage

Edition Publish Date

January 1, 2008

Identifiers

ISBN-10: 1400034922

ISBN-13: 9781400034925

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<p>On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog. Believed to be possessed, she is brought to a convent for observation. And into her cell stumbles Father Cayetano Delaura, who has already dreamed about a girl with hair trailing after her like a bridal train. As he tends to her with holy water and sacramental oils, Delaura feels something shocking begin to occur. He has fallen in love – and it is not long until Sierva Maria joins him in his fevered misery. Unsettling and indelible, <i>Of Love and Other Demons</i> is an evocative, majestic tale of the most universal experiences known to woman and man.</p>