The Cloven Viscount [NOOK Book]

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A fantasy about a nobleman bisected into his good and evil halves. “Executed with brilliance and brio”(Chicago Tribune). Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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The Cloven Viscount

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Overview

A fantasy about a nobleman bisected into his good and evil halves. “Executed with brilliance and brio”(Chicago Tribune). Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780544130098
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 106
  • Sales rank: 773,751
  • File size: 219 KB

Meet the Author

ITALO CALVINO’s superb storytelling gifts earned him international renown and a reputation as “one of the world's best fabulists” (New York Times Book Review). He is the author of numerous works of fiction, as well as essays, criticism, and literary anthologies. Born in Cuba in 1923, Calvino was raised in Italy, where he lived most of his life. At the time of his death, in Siena in 1985, he was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2008

    Cloven Folklore

    These two tales, along with Baron in the Trees, cleverly challange class and knighthood in Medeival times. As a reader you are not only familiar and entertained by the tales but challanged by their underlying satires. He is a great writer and you should add these to your collection.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2000

    Good read for teens+

    IT was very easy for me to read and still not get bored with the plot.

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