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Italo Calvino imagines a novel capable of endless mutations in this intricately crafted story about writing and readers. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author, and each interrupted at a moment of suspense. Together they form a labyrinth of literatures, known and unknown, alive and extinct, through which...
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Feb 21st, 2018
This is brilliant but maybe too brilliant for me...I got confused a lot and maybe because I kept trying to figure them all out but should have just gone with the flow..??
Jan 5th, 2018
Jun 19th, 2015
Warning: This book requires more than one read. The most fascinating thing about Calvino's novel is that YOU are the main character (in a sense). It can be very confusing at the beginning but once you get the hang of it, you'll love it!
Aug 1st, 2013
Jul 30th, 2013
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler appears on these lists...
82nd on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian
69th on 100 Novels Everyone Should Read by Telegraph