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The Baron in the Trees - Italo Calvino, Archibald Colquhoun
The Baron in the Trees
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Cosimo, a young eighteenth-century Italian nobleman, rebels by climbing into the trees to remain there for the rest of his life. He adapts efficiently to an arboreal existence and even has love affairs. Translated by Archibald Colquhoun.
Cosimo, a young eighteenth-century Italian nobleman, rebels by climbing into the trees to remain there for the rest of his life. He adapts efficiently to an arboreal existence and even has love affairs. Translated by Archibald Colquhoun.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156106801 (0156106809)
ASIN: 156106809
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 217
Edition language: English
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My Reading Temple ♥
My Reading Temple ♥ rated it
3.5 L'immobilità.
Solo essendo così spietatamente se stesso come fu fino alla morte, poteva dare qualcosa a tutti gli uomini. Di stampo chiaramente autobiografico, pur fuorviante e stucchevole in alcuni passaggi, questo testo rimane un'altra testimonianza di quel genere di persone di cui ci si dimentica l'esistenz...
Cygan
Cygan rated it
5.0 PIĘĆ GWIAZDEK
Powierzam swoje myśli temu zeszytowi, inaczej nie umiałbym ich wyrazić: byłem zawsze człowiekiem statecznym, bez wielkich porywów i gwałtownych pragnień, ojcem rodziny i szlachcicem, raczej światłym i posłusznym prawom. (...) Ale w duszy ileż smutku! Dawniej było inaczej, był mój brat. Mówiłem sob...
Henry Martin - Author of contemporary Literary Fiction
Henry Martin - Author of contemporary Literary Fiction rated it
4.0
Read from December 30, 2013 to January 13, 2014 Of all the new authors I started reading in the past ten years, Italo Calvino is, undoubtedly, the most innovative when it comes to serious fiction. His novels never fail to amaze me either by their plots, the use of language, or their message. The Ba...
kelian
kelian rated it
5.0 El baron rampante/ The Baron in the Trees (Biblioteca Calvino) (Spanish Edition)
Me encanta el humor de Italo Calvino. Para qué negarlo, me encanta esa sensación de fantasía que siempre adorna sus novelas, sus relatos, y que consigue arrancarme una sonrisa en cualquier situación. La narración es perfecta, la prosa brillante y afilada, no le sobra ni una coma. Lo confieso, me he ...
mayhap
mayhap rated it
Oddly enough, I think this would be a really fun book to read aloud to a precocious child at bedtime.
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