Mr.Palomar

Author: Italo Calvino
Homepage 9780099430872

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  • : $14.99(AUD)
  • : 9780099430872
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
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  • : 0.095
  • : July 1994
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 8mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : Italo Calvino
  • : Paperback
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Barcode 9780099430872
9780099430872

Description

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

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