The Castle Of Crossed Destinies (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
144
Utgivningsdatum
1997-10-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Vintage Classics
Originalspråk
Italian
Illustrationer
8pp colour halftones, b&w illustrations throughout
Dimensioner
200 x 130 x 15 mm
Vikt
150 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
B
SAB
He
ISBN
9780099268055
The Castle Of Crossed Destinies (häftad)

The Castle Of Crossed Destinies

Häftad Engelska, 1997-10-01
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A group of travellers chance to meet, first in a castle, then a tavern. Their powers of speech are magically taken from them and instead they have only tarot cards with which to tell their stories. What follows is an exquisite interlinking of narratives, and a fantastic, surreal and chaotic history of all human consciousness.
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"A work that celebrates storytelling... Magical." -- Fiona Wilson * The Times * "The interlinking of tales is incredibly complex and subtle: a history of all human consciousness through the myths of Oedipus, Parsifal, Faust, Hamlet and so on. The Castle of Crossed destinies is a shamelessly original work of art-beautiful in the sense that it is the careful statement of an artist we have learned to trust" * New Yorker * "Italo Calvino has advanced far beyond his American and English contemporaries. As they continue to look for the place where the spiders make their nests, Calvino has not only found this special place but learned how himself to make fantastic webs of prose to which all things adhere" -- Gore Vidal "The marriage of the verbal and the visual in The Castle of Crossed Destinies seems almost prodigious. It is as if sulpher and mercury had at last fused into gold" * Times Literary Supplement *

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Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy. During the war he was a member of the Italian Resistance and joined the Communist Party, although he later left in 1957. One of the most respected writers of our time, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a winter's night a traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1981 he was awarded the prestigious French Legion d'Honneur. He died in Siena in 1985.