Mr.Palomar by Italo Calvino
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Mr.Palomar
By Italo Calvino

Mr.Palomar

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Mr.Palomar by Italo Calvino

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Mr. Palomar is a delightful eccentric whose chief activity is looking at things. He is seeking knowledge; 'it is only after you have come to know the surface of things that you can venture to seek what is underneath'. Whether contemplating a fine cheese, a hungry gecko, a woman sunbathing topless or a flight of migrant starlings, Mr. Palomar's observations render the world afresh.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099430872
ISBN-10: 0099430878
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 9mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 11-Jul-1994
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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