The Question and Answer section for Chronicle of a Death Foretold is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
You are correct that a chronicle is a story. It is important, however, to remember that a chronicle is a true story containing actual fact and written in chronological order.
Angela Vicario was a beautiful young girl, recently married, who'd been delivered back to her parents home because she was not the virgin her husband expected. Angela was the youngest daughter in a family that lacked resources. She didn't want to...
We are told that the Bishop is arriving by boat, and the Santiago Nasar was going to be murdered.
ON THE DAY THEY WERE GOING TO KILL him, Santiago Nasar got up at five-thirty in the morning to wait for the boat the bishop was coming on.