Italian Folk Tales

Author(s): Italo Calvino

Classics

Contains stories which range geographically from Corsica and Sicily to Venice and the Alps.


Product Information

One of the most inventive of European writers and a master of allegorical fantasy, Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 but grew up in Italy and spent most of his life there. An essayist and journalist, as well as a writer of fiction, he was awarded the prestigious Italian literary award, the Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985.

General Fields

  • : 9780141181349
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : February 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 33mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
  • : Re-issue ed
  • : 853.914
  • : 800
  • : Modern fiction; Classic fiction; Short stories