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Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
Invisible Cities
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4.33 15
Format: paperback
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 166
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Once there were cities
May 2019 Bookclub read Once upon a time, there was a guy called Macro Polo, and he invented a very cool pool game. Yeah, I know. But he did talk to Kublai Khan about cities. Or was it one city? Or women? Calvino’s book isn’t s...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
4.0 Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino and everyone's imagination
“For those who pass it without entering, the city is one thing; it is another for those who are trapped by it and never leave. There is the city where you arrive for the first time; and there is another city which you leave never to return. Each deserves a different name; perhaps I have already spok...
What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
4.0 A symphony of cities
Italo Calvino is always worth reading in my opinion and so is Invisible Cities. The minimalistic story which forms the framework consists of dialogues between Marco Polo and the Mongolian emperor Kublai Khan during which Marco Polo describes the various cities within the Khan’s kingdom. But by doing...
J Lenni Dorner
J Lenni Dorner rated it
5.0 Invisible Cities
The book includes Marco Polo's descriptions to Kublai Khan of faraway places (though it's unclear if these parts are fictional, true, or fiction-based-on-truth). It's poetic, heart-warming, and soul moving. There is more to be felt in these short, simple descriptions of settings than many authors co...
Moje książki
Moje książki rated it
4.5 Warto ujrzeć to co niewidzialne dla oczu
Długo zabierałem się do napisania opinii o „Niewidzialnych miastach”. Kiedy się zabierałem za pisanie, po wystukaniu kilku linijek tekstu na klawiaturze, kasowałem wszystko. Odkładałem, bo nie wiedziałem czy rzeczywiście pisze o tej książce. Ponownie przeglądałem opisy niewidzialnych miast, i w końc...
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