Numbers In The Dark

Numbers In The Dark

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Author: Calvino, Italo
ISBN: 9780141189741
Publisher: Penguin
Year First Published: 2009
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 196mm x 129mm x 17mm
Format: Paperback / softback

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 ...

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