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If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

GeoffreyW913, January 1, 2013

My first experience with Italo Calvino and man, what a book. It is definitely not something you read through in a linear fashion nor do should you think about the story in such. It is layered in satire, intrigue, and even humor and drama, but it is simply this - a work of art. There are parts where it is almost like reading a journal of your life that has yet to happen. Some of the passages described happened to me when I look for new books to read. Like I said, it is not easy to follow at times or even comprehend (and not even the most complicated book of its kind i.e. House of Leaves, but it was very easy for me to forget that the book was written in 1979), so be prepared, but that being said - it was a complete and utter joy to read and experience. Definitely a re-read just for the sake of making sure I didn't miss anything.
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