Mr. Palomar by Italo Calvino audiobook

Mr. Palomar

By Italo Calvino
Translated by William Weaver
Read by Luis Moreno

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664462892

  • ISBN: 9781664570726

Runtime: 3.47 Hours
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Mr. Palomar, whose name purposely evokes that of the famous telescope, is a seeker after knowledge, a visionary in a world sublime and ridiculous. Whether contemplating a cheese, a woman's breasts, or a gorilla's behavior, he brings us a vision of a world familiar by consensus, fragmented by the burden of individual perception. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Italo Calvino

Author Bio: Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (1923-1985) attained worldwide renown as one of the twentieth century’s greatest storytellers. He was awarded the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1982. He was born in Cuba and grew up in San Remo, Italy. He began his writing career as an essayist and a journalist but is best known for his fiction, including Invisible Cities, If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Marcovaldo, and Mr. Palomar, among others.

Titles by Author

See All

Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 3.47
Audience: Adult
Language: English