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Difficult loves

Difficult loves

Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1984]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
In a collection of stories written during the 1940s and 1950s, the author captures moments of revelation in the lives of ordinary people, instants blending recognition and alarm as deceptions and illusions are laid bare.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Love stories
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Calvino, Italo.
Difficult loves.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1984]
(DLC) 84000685
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino
ISBN: 9781446414422 1446414426 9780544133419 0544133412
OCLC Number: 679819604
Language Note: Translation of: Gli amori difficili.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 290 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Adam, one afternoon --
The enchanted garden --
A goatherd at luncheon --
The house of the beehives --
Big fish, little fish --
A ship loaded with crabs --
Man in the wasteland --
Lazy sons --
Fear on the footpath --
Hunger at Bevera --
Going to headquarters --
The crow comes last --
One of the three is still alive --
Animal woods --
Mine field --
Theft in a pastry shop --
Dollars and the demimondaine --
Sleeping like dogs --
Desire in November --
Transit bed --
The adventure of a soldier --
The adventure of a bather --
The adventure of a clerk --
The adventure of a photographer --
The adventure of a traveler --
The adventure of a reader --
The adventure of a nearsighted man --
The adventure of a pet.
Other Titles: Amori difficili.
Responsibility: Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver and Archibald Colquhoun and Peggy Wright.


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A beautifully translated collection of early stories by the highly regarded Italian writer. The earliest were written in 1945 when Calvino was twenty-two and the latest date from the 1950s when he Read more...

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