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Cosmicomics

Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. "Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Calvino, Italo.
Cosmicomics.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1968]
(OCoLC)578625929
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino
ISBN: 2020100371 9782020100373 0156226006 9780156226004
OCLC Number: 443414
Notes: "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
A collection of stories.
Translation of Le cosmicomiche.
Description: 153 pages 21 cm
Contents: The distance of the moon --
At daybreak --
A sign in space --
All at one point --
Without colors --
Games without end --
The aquatic uncle --
How much shall we bet? --
The dinosaurs --
The form of space --
The light-years --
The spiral.
Other Titles: Cosmicomiche.
Responsibility: by Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. "Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?"--Publisher description.

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