Invisible Cities

By Italo Calvino
(Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780156453806, 176pp.)

Publication Date: May 1978

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Hardcover

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Imaginary conversations between Marco Polo and his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, conjure up cities of magical times. “Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvelous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant” (Gore Vidal). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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