Invisible Cities

by Italo Calvino


Invisible Cities | 9780099429838 | Italo Calvino

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:02/10/1997 by Vintage Publishing


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.’