Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities

By: Italo Calvino (author), William Weaver (translator)Paperback

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In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. As Gore Vidal wrote 'Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvellous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant.'

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About Author

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923. He grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/10/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780099429838
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780099429838
  • weight: 117
  • ISBN10: 0099429837
  • translations: Italian

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