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Three senses-taste, hearing, and smell-dominate the lives of the characters in these witty, fantastical stories. But the senses, promising the fulfillment of desire and an exit from the self, only lead back to their source: the savoring palate, the listening ear, the smelling nose. “A sumptuous small gem of a book” (Publishers Weekly). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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One of Italy's greatest and most popular writers offers three witty, fantastical stories, each dominated by one of three senses--taste, hearing, or smell.

About the Author

Italo Calvino's superb storytelling gifts earned him international renown and a reputation as "one of the world's best fabulists" (New York Times Book Review). He is the author of numerous works of fiction, as well as essays, criticism, and literary anthologies. Born in Cuba in 1923, Calvino was raised in Italy, where he lived most of his life. At the time of his death, in Siena in 1985, he was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156927949
Editor:
Radziewick, John
Translator:
Weaver, William
Translator:
Weaver, William
Author:
Calvino, Italo
Author:
Radziewick, John
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19900431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.22 lb

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