Invisible Cities

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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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In Invisible Cities 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. As Gore Vidal wrote ‘Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvellous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant.’

Additional information

Weight 0.117 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

148

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

853.914 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K