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Of Love and Other Demons Summary
Gabriel García Márquez

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Of Love and Other Demons Summary

Plot Summary

The novel begins with the report of the emptying of the crypts at the Convent of Santa Clara. This is where a skull is found of a twelve-year-old girl with a huge amount of copper colored hair growing out of it. The author remembers the legend of the twelve-year-old girl from two hundred years ago who died of rabies. The scene then shifts to a city in colonial New Grenada, in what is now Columbia. Sierva is the twelve-year-old girl, and is going to the market on her birthday. She is slightly bitten on the ankle by a dog that is later found to be infected with rabies. Sierva is being raised by the women of the slave quarter in the house of her father, the Marquis. She is wild and difficult to deal with in any case.

The news slowly circulates that several of the other people...

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