The antagonists of this novel are eight readers in a library. The celebrated Italian novelist presents ten samples of contemporary writing from ...Show synopsisThe antagonists of this novel are eight readers in a library. The celebrated Italian novelist presents ten samples of contemporary writing from around the world as an entertaining series of parodies of some of the principal genres of contemporary fiction, ranging from the Eastern European political novel to the Latin American novel. Calvino explores the nature of reality and the way it is perceived through art.Hide synopsis
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