Difficult Loves-9780156260558

Difficult Loves

by Italo Calvino

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156260558
  • ISBN-10: 0156260557
  • Pages: 300
  • Publication Date: 09/23/1985
  • Carton Quantity: 48

About the book

Tales of love and loneliness in which the author blends reality and illusion. “The quirkiness and grace of the writing, the originality of the imagination at work,...and a certain lovable nuttiness make this collection well worth reading” (Margaret Atwood). Translated by William Weaver, Peggy Wright, and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

About the author
Italo Calvino

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.