Difficult Loves by Italo CalvinoDifficult Loves by Italo Calvino

Difficult Loves

byItalo CalvinoTranslated byWilliam Weaver, Ann Goldstein

Paperback | August 29, 2017

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Intricate interior lives are brilliantly explored in these short stories, now presented in one definitive collection as Calvino intended them In Difficult Loves , Italy's master storyteller weaves tales in which cherished deceptions and illusions of love-including self-love-are swept away in magical instants of recognition. A soldier is reduced to quivering fear by the presence of a full-figured woman in his train compartment; a young clerk leaves a lady's bed at dawn; a young woman is isolated from bathers on a beach by the loss of her bikini bottom. Each of them discovers hidden truths beneath the surface of everyday life.This is the first edition in English to present the collection as Calvino originally envisioned it, and includes two stories newly translated by Ann Goldstein.
ITALO CALVINO (1923-1985) attained worldwide renown as one of the twentieth century's greatest storytellers. Born in Cuba, he was raised in San Remo, Italy, and later lived in Turin, Paris, Rome, and elsewhere. Among his many works are Invisible Cities, If on a winter's night a traveler, The Baron in the Trees, and other novels, as ...
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Title:Difficult LovesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0544959124

ISBN - 13:9780544959125

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