If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

By Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino imagines a singular in a position to unending mutations during this intricately crafted tale approximately writing and readers.


If on a Winter's evening a Traveler seems to be now not one novel yet ten, each one with a special plot, variety, atmosphere, and writer, and every interrupted at a second of suspense. jointly they shape a labyrinth of literatures, identified and unknown, alive and extinct, wherein readers, a male and a feminine, pursue either the tale traces that intrigue them and one another.

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