Author(s): Italo Calvino


Mr Palomar is a delightful eccentric whose chief activity is looking at things. He is seeking knowledge. Whether contemplating a fine cheese, a hungry gecko, a woman sunbathing topless or a flight of migrant starlings, Mr Palomar's observations render the world afresh.

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A witty, elegant novel about looking, seeing, thinking, knowing and understanding

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923. He grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985

General Fields

  • : 9780099430872
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
  • : July 1994
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 8mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
  • : 853.914
  • : 128