Hermit in Paris by Italo CalvinoHere is Calvino paying homage to his literary influences and tracing the evolution of his signature style. Here are his reminiscences of Italy's antifascist resistance and the frenzy of politics and ideas of the postwar era. The longest and most delightfully revealing section of the book is Calvino's diary of his travels in the United States in 1959 and 1960, which show him...
If on a winter's night a traveler by Italo CalvinoA postmodern novel which combines a love and a detective story with a sardonic dissection of the publishing industry in an allegory of reading. Two readers attempt to finish the same book, but are comically and repeatedly frustrated.
Invisible Cities by Italo CalvinoImaginary conversations between Marco Polo and his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, conjure up cities of magical times.
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