Cosmicomics

Cosmicomics

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by Italo Calvino
     
 

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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. “Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?”… See more details below

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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. “Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?” Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Paul West
A poignant, freewheeling account of Creation itself....[Calvino] raises imagination to its exponential maximum. -- Bookworld

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ISBN-13:
9780156226004
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/28/1976
Series:
Harbrace Paperbound Library
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
255,415
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.95(h) x 0.39(d)

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