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Invisible Cities

 
 
 
 
Invisible Cities
Author: Italo Calvino
ISBN 13: 9780156453806
ISBN 10: 156453800
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Publication Date: 1978-05-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 165
List Price: $14.95
 
 

Imaginary conversations between Marco Polo and his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, conjure up cities of magical times. “Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvelous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant” (Gore Vidal). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

New York Review of Books - Gore Vidal

Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvelous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant.