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De onzichtbare steden

Italo Calvino (author), Henny Vlot (translator)
In 'De onzichtbare steden' brengt Marco Polo verslag uit van zijn reizen aan zijn gastheer, de machtige Kublai Kan, keizer der Tataren. Langzaamaan beseft de keizer echter dat hem fictieve plaatsen worden beschreven, die alle verwijzen naar Marco Polo’s eigen stad Venetië. De ‘werkelijke’ ervaringen van de ontdekkingsreiziger en de interpretatie van de keizer worden verweven in een bloemrijke besc
Subject
Steden, Polo, Marco
Title
De onzichtbare steden
Author
Italo Calvino
Translator
Henny Vlot
Language
Dutch
Original language
Italian
Original title
Le città invisibili
Publisher
Amsterdam: Veen, 2019
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789020413946
CloudLibrary
3h9pkr9

About Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (, also US: , Italian: [ˈiːtalo kalˈviːno]; 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian writer and journalist. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy (1952–1959), the Cosmicomics collection of short stories (1965), and the novels Invisible Cities (1972) and If on a winter's night a traveler (1979).

Admired in Britain, Australia and the United States, he was the most translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death.

Italo Calvino is buried in the garden cemetery of Castiglione della Pescaia, in Tuscany.

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Italo Calvino was born in Santiago de las Vegas, a suburb of Havana, Cuba, in 1923…Read more on Wikipedia