Difficult Loves and Other Stories

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Random House, 23 de dez. de 2010 - 336 páginas
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A spectacular display of this key European writer's early work

This dazzling collection of stories follows the individual adventures of a varied cast of characters and masterfully illustrates Calvino's unique perspective and narrative gifts. As well as the thirteen tales from his Difficult Loves collection this volume also includes Smog and A Plunge into Real Estate.

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Comentário do usuário  - sighedtosleep - LibraryThing

Difficult Loves is a collection of short stories split into four sections: Riviera Stories, Wartime Stories, Post-war Stories, and Stories of Love and Loneliness. I’ve heard that each story is ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - kirstiecat - LibraryThing

Not as good as the Roald Dahl collection and I'd recommend a novel or Invisible Cities before this but still Calvino overall doesn't disappoint in many of these. Ler resenha completa

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Sobre o autor (2010)

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. One of the most respected writers of the twentieth century, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a Winter's Night a Traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985. A collection of Calvino's posthumous personal writings, The Hermit in Paris, was published in 2003.

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