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Numbers In The Dark

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SKU 9780141189741

Translated by Tim Parks

Numbers in the Dark is a collection of short stories covering the length of Italo Calvino's extraordinary writing career, from when he was a teenager to shortly before his death. They include witty allegories and wise fables; a town where everything has been forbidden apart from the game of tip-cat; a pitiable tribe watching the flight paths of guided missiles from outside their mud huts; a computer programmer considering the possible sequence of a series of brutal acts; and dialogues with Henry Ford, a Neanderthal and the gloomy, overthrown Montezuma...

Paperback: 288 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN: 9780141189741

Published by Penguin Books