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  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446414453
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

The Literature Machine

Essays




'Brilliant-a feast' Guardian

'This brilliant collection of essays should be a feast for his admirers, as well as for those who approach his dazzling oeuvre for the first time-Calvino is not only constantly and supremely intelligent; he is constantly and supremely faithful to his narrative imagination' Guardian

  • Pub date: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446414453
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the Author

Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. One of the most respected writers of the twentieth century, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a Winter's Night a Traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985. A collection of Calvino's posthumous personal writings, The Hermit in Paris, was published in 2003.

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Praise for The Literature Machine

“This brilliant collection of his essays should be a feast for his admirers, as well as for those who approach his dazzling oeuvre for the first time”

Carlos Fuentes, Guardian


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