Difficult Loves and Other Stories (Paperback)Italo Calvino (author)
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A spectacular display of this key European writer's early work
This dazzling collection of stories follows the individual adventures of a varied cast of characters and masterfully illustrates Calvino's unique perspective and narrative gifts. As well as the thirteen tales from his Difficult Loves collection this volume also includes Smog and A Plunge into Real Estate.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work, the occasional incandescence of vision, and a certain loveable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading -- Margaret Atwood
The greatest Italian writer of the twentieth century * Guardian *
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