CALVINO, Italo

Marcovaldo

Marcovaldo, or The Seasons in the City, is a set of 20 short stories, written between 1952 and 1963, each one dedicated to a season of the year. The main character is always Marcovaldo, a very poor Charlie...

Mr Palomar

Book written in a structure of 3 x 3 x 3 short chapters. Mr. Palomar observes nature and the world around him. The work brings together observations, reflections and meditations on what he sees, on its...

The Cloven Viscount

The viscount of Terralba, inexperienced in the art of war, participates in the war against the Turks. During a battle he is hit by a cannon that divides him into two different men, one is good (Buono) and...