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In a garden sit the aged Kublai Khan and the young Marco Polo—Tartar emperor and Venetian traveler. Kublai Khan has sensed the end of his empire coming soon. Marco Polo diverts the emperor with tales of the cities he has seen in his travels around the empire: cities and memory, cities and desire, cities and designs, cities and the dead, cities and the sky, trading cities, hidden cities. Soon it becomes clear that each of these fantastic places is really the same place.

Synopsis:

Italo Calvino's classic novel explores imagination and the imaginable through Marco Polo's descriptions of different cities.

About the Author

Italo Calvino (1923-1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy, the short story collection Cosmicomics, and the novels Invisible Cities and If on a Winter's Night a Traveler.British narrator John Lee has read audiobooks in almost every conceivable genre, from Charles Dickens to Patrick O'Brian. He has won numerous Audie Awards and AudioFile Earphones Awards, and he was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile in 2009.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452644486
Author:
Calvino, Italo
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Author:
Lee, John
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Library - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.4 x 6.7 x 0.9 in

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