Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities

Calvino, Italo; Weaver, William

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  • 9780099429838
  • Paperback
  • English
  • 160
  • Vintage Publishing
  • Oct 1997
In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. As Gore Vidal wrote 'Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvellous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant.'