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Numbers in the dark : and other stories

Author: Italo Calvino; Tim Parks
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Several dozen stories by the late Italian writer. In Nothing and Not Much, a creature which witnessed the birth of the world describes the event, Henry Ford is an analysis of a captain of capitalism, and in Beheading the Heads, politicians are regularly executed to keep them on their toes.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino; Tim Parks
ISBN: 0679442057 9780679442059
OCLC Number: 32778461
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The man who shouted Teresa --
The flash --
Making do --
Dry river --
Conscience --
Solidarity --
The black sheep --
Good for nothing --
Like a flight of ducks --
Love far from home --
Wind in a city --
The lost regiment --
Enemy eyes --
A general in the library --
The workshop hen --
Numbers in the dark --
The queen's necklace --
Becalmed in the Antilles --
The tribe with its eyes on the sky --
Nocturnal soliloquy of a Scottish nobleman --
A beautiful March day --
World memory --
Beheading the heads --
The burning of the abominable house --
The petrol pump --
Neanderthal man --
Montezuma --
Before you say 'Hello' --
Glaciation --
The call of the water --
The mirror, the target --
The other Eurydice --
The memoirs of Casanova --
Henry Ford --
The last channel --
Implosion --
Nothing and not much.
Other Titles: Prima che tu dica "Pronto".
Responsibility: Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by Tim Parks.
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Several dozen stories by the late Italian writer. In Nothing and Not Much, a creature which witnessed the birth of the world describes the event, Henry Ford is an analysis of a captain of capitalism, and in Beheading the Heads, politicians are regularly executed to keep them on their toes.

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