The Castle of Crossed Destinies

Author(s): Italo Calvino

Fiction

Turns the 78 tarot cards to a new purpose, linking word and image to the purposes of narrative. A band of travellers, trapped in an gloomy castle in the heart of a wood, find themselves struck dumb and are only able to converse by using the tarot cards to tell one another how they came to be there.

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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

  • : 9780099268055
  • : CCV
  • : Vintage
  • : October 1997
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 853.914
  • : 144
  • : Modern fiction
  • : 8pp colour halftones, b&w illustrations throughout