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Marcovaldo
By Italo Calvino

Marcovaldo

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Marcovaldo by Italo Calvino

Book Description

"Marcovaldo" is an enchanting collection of twenty stories that are both melancholy and funny, farce and fantasy. Calvino charts the struggles of an Italian peasant to reconcile country habits with urban life, combining comical disasters with a surrealistic view of city life through the eyes of an outsider. As always with Calvino, nothing is quite as it seems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099428541
ISBN-10: 0099428547
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 22-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923. He grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985

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