Numbers in the Dark
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About the Book
Numbers in the Dark is a collection of short stories covering the length of Italo Calvino's extraordinary writing career, from when he was a teenager to shortly before his death. They include witty allegories and wise fables; a town where everything has been forbidden apart from the game of tip-cat; a pitiable tribe watching the flight paths of guided missiles from outside their mud huts; a computer programmer considering the possible sequence of a series of brutal acts; and dialogues with Henry Ford, a Neanderthal and the gloomy, overthrown Montezuma ...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780141189741
Publisher: Penguin Books
Binding: Paperback
Detail: B-format paperback
Illustrations: integrated black and white
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Series Title: English
Type: General (US: Trade)
ISBN-10: 0141189746
Publisher Date: 01 May 2009
Depth: 19
Height: 193 mm
Language: English
No of Pages: 276
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 18 mm
Width: 125 mm