Of Love and Other Demons - By Gabriel Garcia Marquez
We are happy to invite you to our June Protected content Club.
**Important note for first-time attendees**: to attend this activity, the group expects you to have read the book and present your opinion.
The book selected for this event is "Of love and other demons" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and was selected by Konstantina.
**Please note that attendees will be required to follow the current COVID-19 rules as applied by the venue**
Book description from Amazon.com
When a witch doctor appears on the Marquis de Casalduero's doorstep prophesising a plague of rabies in the Colombian seaport, he dismisses her claims - until he hears that his young daughter, Sierva María, was one of four people bitten by a rabid dog, and the only one to survive.
Sierva María appears completely unscathed - but as rumours of the plague spread, the Marquis and his wife wonder at her continuing good health. In a town consumed by superstition, it's not long before they, and everyone else, put her survival down to a demonic possession and begin to see her supernatural powers as the cause of the town's woes. Only the young priest charged with exorcizing the evil spirit recognises the girl's sanity, but can he convince the town that it's not her that needs healing?
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