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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera


by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera: This Should Give Hope to Stalkers Everywhere Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Love in the Time of Cholera? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Florentino do to help make him feel better about losing Fermina?

Sudoku puzzles
Q. What does Florentino eventually become?

The president of a company
A delicious chicken dish
A doctor
A priest
The mayor
Q. What is Florentino eagerly awaiting?

Dr. Urbino and Fermina to divorce
Fermina to agree to having an affair
Dr. Urbino to die
His next three Netflix movies to arrive
Q. With whom does Florentino break off an affair?

An 82-year-old man
A 14-year-old girl
A 6-year-old Doberman Pinscer, but in all fairness, that’s 37 in human years
Q. Why are Fermina and Florentino unable to dock their boat anywhere?

Because of the cholera outbreak
Because they are fugitives
Because of a devastating flood
Because how would getting back to dry land be romantic?