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Marcovaldo - Italo Calvino, William Weaver
Marcovaldo
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3.67 15
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099428541 (0099428547)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 121
Edition language: English
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Abdita
Abdita rated it
4.0 Marcovaldo czyli pory roku w mieście
Jeśli ktoś nie zaczął jeszcze przygody z czytaniem Calvino to chyba nie polecałabym tej pozycji na początek. Nie jest to dla mnie taki bardzo typowy czy mój ulubiony Calvino, choć przynajmniej dwie opowieści - Marcovaldo w supermarkecie i Ogród upartych kotów - cudowne. A kto zna i lubi - wiadomo, l...
All the World's a Page
All the World's a Page rated it
4.0
Italo Calvino is always fun to read. While Marcovaldo does not have the Borgesian or post-modern tropes of Invisible Cities or If on a winter's night a traveller, it is a heart-warming collection of brilliantly crafted stories, the pinnacle achievement being the lovable naivete and inventive imagina...
Nightgate Inn
Nightgate Inn rated it
4.0
Italo Calvino's Marcovaldo is a collection of 20 short stories, loosely connected with each other in chronological order but not really in causality. There's one story for each season of a year for a span of 5 years. Marcovaldo is a poor worker and a father, living and working in a random city proba...
Redacted
Redacted rated it
"This Marcovaldo possessed an eye ill-suited to city life."--"Mushrooms in The City", CalvinoIndeed his eye is not suited to city life, but then niether is any other part of his body. MARCOVALDO is a small book of some 20 short stories, some very short, detailing the travails of the hapless peasant...
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