The Castle Of Crossed Destinies

Author: Italo Calvino
Homepage 9780099268055

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General Fields

  • : $24.99(AUD)
  • : 9780099268055
  • : CCV
  • : Vintage
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  • : 0.118
  • : October 1997
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
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  • : 853.914
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  • : 144
  • : Modern fiction
  • : 8pp colour halftones, b&w illustrations throughout
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Barcode 9780099268055
9780099268055

Description

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.

Author description

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.