Numbers in the Dark

Numbers in the Dark

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/05/2009
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Synopsis

Numbers in the Dark is a collection of short stories covering the length of Italo Calvino's extraordinary writing career, from when he was a teenager to shortly before his death. They include witty allegories and wise fables; a town where everything has been forbidden apart from the game of tip-cat; a pitiable tribe watching the flight paths of guided missiles from outside their mud huts; a computer programmer considering the possible sequence of a series of brutal acts; and dialogues with Henry Ford, a Neanderthal and the gloomy, overthrown Montezuma ...

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141189741
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 217g
  • Dimensions: 199 x 129 x 18 mm

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