If on a winter's night a traveler

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  • If on a winter's night a traveler

  • Author : Italo Calvino
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN : 0544133404
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Number of Pages : 276
  • Publish Date : 2012-10-25
  • Ratings: 4.5
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Italo Calvino imagines a novel capable of endless mutations in this intricately crafted story about writing and readers. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author, and each interrupted at a moment of suspense. Together they form a labyrinth of literatures, known and unknown, alive and extinct, through which two readers, a male and a female, pursue both the story lines that intrigue them and one another.

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