Under the Jaguar Sun by Italo CalvinoUnder the Jaguar Sun by Italo Calvino

Under the Jaguar Sun

byItalo CalvinoEditorJohn Radziewick

Paperback | March 8, 1990

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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
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 Bri...
Title:Under the Jaguar SunFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.3 inPublished:March 8, 1990

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ISBN - 10:0156927942

ISBN - 13:9780156927949

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good collection Good collection of thematically linked stories - C. didn't live long enough to finish all five senses, so we only got three.
Date published: 2016-12-15

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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