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This dazzling collection of stories follows the individual adventures of a varied cast of characters and masterfully illustrates Calvino's unique perspective and narrative gifts. As well as the eleven tales from his "Difficult Loves" collection this volume also includes "Smog" and "A Plunge into Real Estate".

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort storiesLanguages with Grant & CutlerItalianFiction Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 27/09/1993 ISBN-13: 9780099430889  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy. During the war he was a member of the Italian Resistance and joined the Communist Party, although he later left in 1957. One of the most respected writers of our time, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a Winter's Night a Traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1981 he was awarded the prestigious French Legion d'Honneur. He died in Siena in 1985.

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