If on a Winter's Night a Traveller

If on a Winter's Night a Traveller - Vintage Quarterbound Classics

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Publisher's Synopsis

A beautiful hardback edition of Calvino's genre-switching masterwork. A book of surprise and adventure but you, the reader, are the hero.

You go into a bookshop and buy If on a Winter's Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino. You like it. But alas there is a printer's error in your copy. You take it back to the shop and get a replacement. But the replacement seems to be a totally different story. You try to track down the original book you were reading but end up with a different narrative again. This remarkable novel leads you through many different books including a detective adventure, a romance, a satire, an erotic story, a diary and a quest. But the real hero is you, the reader.

'Breathtakingly inventive' David Mitchell

'A writer of dizzying ambition and variety, each of his stories is a fresh adventure into the possibilities of fiction' Guardian

VINTAGE QUARTERBOUND CLASSICS: Bound to be beautiful

Book information

ISBN: 9781784878665
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Pub date:
Edition: Hardback original
DEWEY: 853.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 12463
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 336g
Height: 135mm
Width: 206mm
Spine width: 27mm