Invisible Cities

Product Number: EB00030400
Released: Aug 12, 2013
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ISBN: #9780544133204
Publisher: Mariner Books
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"Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else." - from Invisible Cities In a garden sit the aged Kublai Khan and the young Marco Polo - Mongol emperor and Venetian traveler. Kublai Khan has sensed the end of his empire coming soon. Marco Polo diverts his host with stories of the cities he has seen in his travels around the empire: cities and memory, cities and desire, cities and designs, cities and the dead, cities and the sky, trading cities, hidden cities. As Marco Polo unspools his tales, the emperor detects these fantastic places are more than they appear. "Invisible Cities changed the way we read and what is possible in the balance between poetry and prose...?he book I would choose as pillow and plate, alone on a desert island." - Jeanette Winterson

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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Original Publish Date: Aug 12, 2013

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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Narrator(s): John Lee
Product Number DD9080
Released: Jun 24, 2013
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452614489
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Author(s): Italo Calvino
Narrator(s): John Lee
Product Number Z100099943
Released: Jul 20, 2015
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452694481

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