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Chronicle of a Death Foretold Setting

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Setting

The events take place in a small, Latin American river village off the coast of the Caribbean sometime after the civil wars.

Once a busy center for shipping and oceangoing ships, the town now lacks commerce as a result of shifting river currents. The events of the story evolve over a two-day time period. A wedding has taken place the night before between a well-known young woman from the town and a rich stranger who has been a resident for only six months.

On the day of the murder, most of the townspeople have hangovers from the wedding reception. Because a visit from the bishop is expected, however, a festive air prevails.

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