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Invisible cities / Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

By: Calvino, Italo.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Vintage classics: Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 1997Edition: 1st Harvest/HBJ ed.Description: 148 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780099429838 (paperback).Uniform titles: Città invisibili. English Subject(s): Polo, Marco, 1254?-1323? -- Fiction | Kublai Khan, 1216-1294 -- Fiction | Cities and towns -- Fiction | Experimental fiction | Classical fictionGenre/Form: Biographical fiction.DDC classification: 853.914 CAL Summary: Each time he returns from his travels, Marco Polo is invited by Kublai Khan to describe the cities he has visited. The conqueror and the explorer exchange visions: for Kublai Khan the world is constantly expanding; for Marco Polo - who has seen so much of it - it is an ever-diminishing place.
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Each time he returns from his travels, Marco Polo is invited by Kublai Khan to describe the cities he has visited. The conqueror and the explorer exchange visions: for Kublai Khan the world is constantly expanding; for Marco Polo - who has seen so much of it - it is an ever-diminishing place.

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