The 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 ...
The 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.
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...literary excursion into the ways of literary effect--35 years ago
Jan 6, 2009
One of my favorite all-time books.
Not only would I recommend this book to a friend, I give the book to my friends.
YOU are reading a book. After the story gets really interesting you find that the book has been misbound. Trying to find the contininuation, you go to the publisher who directs you to a room full of miscellaneous books. You pick one up and begin reading, but just when the story gets really interesting....
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