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The Castle of Crossed Destinies

 
 
 
 
The Castle of Crossed Destinies
Author: Italo Calvino
ISBN 13: 9780156154550
ISBN 10: 156154552
Edition: 1
Publisher: Harvest Books
Publication Date: 1979-04-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $16.95
 
 

A series of short, fantastic narratives inspired by fifteenth-century tarot cards and their archetypical images. Full-color and black-and-white reproductions of tarot cards. Translated by William Weaver.A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

New York Times Book Review - John Gardner

A shamelessly original work of art...elegant, beautiful in the way mathematic proofs can be beautiful, and beautiful in the sense that it is the careful statement of an artist we have learned to trust....Like a true work of art, [it] takes great risks...and despite its risk, wins hands down.