Memories of My Melancholy Whores

Memories of My Melancholy Whores
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First edition (Colombian)
AuthorGabriel García Márquez
Original titleMemoria de mis putas tristes
TranslatorEdith Grossman
CountryColombia
LanguageSpanish
PublisherEditorial Norma (Colombia)
Alfred A. Knopf (US)
Publication date
2004
Published in English
2005
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages128
ISBN978-1-4000-4460-3
58431922
863/.64 22
LC ClassPQ8180.17.A73 M4613 2005

Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Spanish: Memoria de mis putas tristes) is a novella by Gabriel García Márquez. The book was originally published in Spanish in 2004, with an English translation by Edith Grossman published in October 2005.

Plot

An old journalist, who has just celebrated his 90th birthday, seeks sex with a young prostitute, who is selling her virginity to help her family. Instead of sex, he discovers love for the first time in his life.

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