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Invisible Cities

 Author: Italo Calvino  Category: History + Theory  Publisher: Vintage Publishing  Publish: October 2, 1997  ISBN: 9780099429838  Pages: 160  Country: London, United Kingdom  Language: English  Dimension: 129 x 198 x 10mm

In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. As Gore Vidal wrote ‘Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvellous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant.’

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