If On A Winter's Night A Traveller

Author(s): Italo Calvino

Classics

You go into a bookshop and buy If on a Winter's Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino. You like it. But alas there is a printer's error in your copy. You take it back to the shop and get a replacement. But the replacement seems to be a totally different story. You try to track down the original book you were reading but end up with a different narrative again. This remarkable novel leads you through many different books including a detective adventure, a romance, a satire, an erotic story, a diary and a quest. But the real hero is you, the reader.


Product Information

'A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say' Italo Calvino 20020220

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy. During the war he was a member of the Italian Resistance and joined the Communist Party, although he later left in 1957. One of the most respected writers of our time, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a winter's night a traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1981 he was awarded the prestigious French Legion d'Honneur. He died in Siena in 1985.

General Fields

  • : 9780099430896
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
  • : November 2007
  • : 200mm X 132mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 853.914
  • : 272
  • : Modern fiction