Difficult Loves

Paperback | August 26, 1985

byItalo CalvinoEditorWilliam Weaver

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Tales of love and loneliness in which the author blends reality and illusion. The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work,...and a certain lovable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading (Margaret Atwood). Translated by William Weaver, Peggy Wright, and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Tales of love and loneliness in which the author blends reality and illusion. The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work,...and a certain lovable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading (Margaret Atwood). Translated by William Weaver, Peggy Wright, and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and ...

Italo Calvino (15 October 1923 - 19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy (1952-1959), the Cosmicomics collection of short stories (1965), and the novels Invisible Cities (1972) and If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (1979). Lionised in B...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.6 inPublished:August 26, 1985Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work, the occasional incandescence of vision, and a certain lovable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading. -- Margaret Atwood