Under the Jaguar Sun

Paperback | March 8, 1990

byItalo CalvinoEditorJohn Radziewick

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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

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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

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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). T...

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...

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Format: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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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