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Marcovaldo - Italo Calvino
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788804370567 (8804370564)
Publisher: Mondadori
Pages no: 134
Edition language: Italian
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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...
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All the World's a Page rated it
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...
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Nightgate Inn rated it
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 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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5.0 Marcovaldo
Like Borges, Calvino's metier was the short form - short stories and novellas. Even his "novels" - 'If on a Winter's Night a Traveller', 'The Castle of Crossed Destinies' 'Invisible Cities' - are short story collections underneath the skin. This is no exception. It falls into that category of collec...
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