The Watcher and Other Stories

The Watcher and Other Stories

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The Watcher and Other Stories by Italo Calvino

The three long stories in this volume show the range and virtuosity of Italy’s most imaginative writer. “Like Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel García Márquez, Italo Calvino dreams perfect dreams for us” (John Updike, New Yorker).Translated by William Weaver and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156949521
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/22/1975
Series: HarBrace Paperbound Library
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 669,358
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

ITALO CALVINO (1923–1985) attained worldwide renown as one of the twentieth century's greatest storytellers. Born in Cuba, he was raised in San Remo, Italy, and later lived in Turin, Paris, Rome, and elsewhere. Among his many works are Invisible Cities, If on a winter's night a traveler, The Baron in the Trees, and other novels, as well as numerous collections of fiction, folktales, criticism, and essays. His works have been translated into dozens of languages.

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The Watcher and Other Stories 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
LynnMarie09 More than 1 year ago
This collection of stories is eclectic, to say the least. They were good but a little over my head. Still, an interesting book to read and discuss.