The Complete Cosmicomics

The Complete Cosmicomics

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Author: Calvino, Italo
ISBN: 9780141189680
Publisher: Penguin
Year First Published: 2010
Pages: 432
Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm x 25mm
Format: Paperback / softback

First paperback publication of Italo Calvino's phenomenally funny account of the universe as a cosmic joke

Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. They disport themselves among galaxies, experience the solidification of planets, move from aquatic to terrestrial existence, play games with hydrogen atoms - and have time for a love life.

'Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either- what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?'

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