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If On A Winter's Night A Traveller

If On A Winter's Night A Traveller

Author: Italo Calvino
Series: Vintage Classics Ser.
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You go into a bookshop and buy If on a Winter's Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino. You like it. But alas there is a printer's error in your copy. You take it back to the shop and get a replacement. But the replacement seems to be a totally different story. You try to track down the original book you were reading but end up with a different narrative again. This remarkable novel leads you through many different books including a detective adventure, a romance, a satire, an erotic story, a diary and a quest. But the real hero is you, the reader.

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'A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say' Italo Calvino 20020220

Author description

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy. During the war he was a member of the Italian Resistance and joined the Communist Party, although he later left in 1957. One of the most respected writers of our time, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a winter's night a traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1981 he was awarded the prestigious French Legion d'Honneur. He died in Siena in 1985.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099430896
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
  • : October 2007
  • : 200mm X 132mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 853.914