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Invisible cities

Author: Italo Calvino; William Weaver
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1997.
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each time he returns from his travels, Marco Polo is invited by Kublai Khan to describe the cities he has visited. But Calvino is describing only one city - Venice. Invisible Cities has been described as Calvino's most beautiful work.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Kublai Khan; Marco Polo; Kublai Khan; Marco Polo; Kublai Khan; Marco Polo
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino; William Weaver
ISBN: 0749397640 9780749397647 9780099429838 0099429837
OCLC Number: 40237051
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Secker & Warburg, 1974.
Translation of Le città invisibli: Torino : Einaudi, 1972.
Description: 165 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics
Other Titles: Città invisibili.
Responsibility: Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

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Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice.  Read more...

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