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The Distance of the Moon

The Distance of the Moon (Paperback)

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'Time is a catastrophe, perpetual and irreversible.'



Science and fiction interweave delightfully in these playful Cosmicomic short stories.



Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

Fiction & PoetryFantasyFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryScience FictionFiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 22/02/2018 ISBN-13: 9780241339107  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Italo Calvino, one of Italy's finest postwar writers, has delighted readers around the world with his deceptively simple, fable-like stories. Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and raised in San Remo, Italy; he fought for the Italian Resistance from 1943-45. His major works include Cosmicomics (1968), Invisible Cities (1972), and If on a winter's night a traveler (1979). He died in Siena in 1985.

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