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Difficult Loves - Italo Calvino
Difficult Loves
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Tales of love and loneliness in which the author blends reality and illusion. “The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work,...and a certain lovable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading” (Margaret Atwood). Translated by William Weaver, Peggy... show more
Tales of love and loneliness in which the author blends reality and illusion. “The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work,...and a certain lovable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading” (Margaret Atwood). Translated by William Weaver, Peggy Wright, and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156260558 (0156260557)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
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MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
I am so happy to know Calvino and can't believe I'm just now getting around to him, but better late than never.I got the edition with four sections: Riviera Stories, Wartime Stories, Postwar Stories, and Stories of Love and Loneliness. Twenty-eight stories total, most written 1945-1949, some in the ...
audreyhawkins
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I'm only in the middle of the book, but even if the rest of the stories are complete duds, it still deserves five stars!++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++The rest of the stories confirmed my opinion of this collection. The only other Calvino I've been able to finish was _If on a W...
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