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Baron in the trees

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Cosimo, a young eighteenth-century Italian nobleman, rebels by climbing into the trees to remain there for the rest of his life. He adapts ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Alberto73
by Alberto73 on Dec 31, 2009

Beautiful , timeless book written by an amazing man. I have readed all his books, and each time is like to have a journey into another world.

AUNTIE15

IMAGINATIVE FICTION

by AUNTIE15 on Oct 8, 2009

Wonderfully imaginative tale! Can't wait to read more of Calvino's stories.

coco

magical realist page-turner

by coco on Aug 11, 2008

This imaginatively wrought tale explores the world of a young baron who sees fit to climb into the trees after a spat with his father and vows never to come down. Calvino's works are texturally rich, wildly inventive, and marvelously fantastical. Although I love all of his work, this is the novel that got me hooked, and also the one I find the easiest to read.... a magical realist page-turner.

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