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The Castle of Crossed Destinies - Italo Calvino
The Castle of Crossed Destinies
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099268055 (0099268051)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
3.0
A piece of literary whimsy, an intriguing curiosity from one of the world's best fabulists. From the back of the book: "In a fairy-tale setting -- a castle and a tavern in the heart of a dense wood -- a company of men and women are brought together by chance. Distraught and speechless after strang...
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
4.0
I bumped into this book via wikipedia. I was (actually still am, as I write this) reading Orlando Furioso, and on the wikipedia page under Later Literature, read this:The Italian novelist Italo Calvino drew on Ariosto for several of his works of fiction including Il cavaliere inesistente ("The None...
KuntuZangmo
KuntuZangmo rated it
1.0 Az egymást keresztező sorsok kastélya
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Books&Sweets
Books&Sweets rated it
2.0 Il castello dei destini incrociati
Interessante l'idea dei tarocchi e la tecnica narrativa, ma non sono riuscita ad appassionarmi a questo libro come già per altre opere dell'autore. Mi ha lasciata piuttosto indifferente.
Beth's List Love on Booklikes
Beth's List Love on Booklikes rated it
3.0
I loved the concept of the book and probably would have liked it better if I had read the classics it references more recently, but I found after reading the first half, I wasn't that eager to read the rest. Sad, but there you have it.
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