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Mr. Palomar

by Italo Calvino

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMister Palomar.
StatementItalo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4809.A45 P313 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3025132M
ISBN 100151628351
LC Control Number85005490

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A novel of a delightful eccentric on a search for truth, by the renowned author of Invisible The New York Times Book Review, the poet Seamus Heaney praised Mr. Palomar as a series of "beautiful, nimble, solitary feats of imagination." Throughout these twenty-seven intricately structured chapters, the musings of the crusty Mr. Palomar consistently render the world sublime and ridiculous/5(19).   When packing for our Japan holiday I remembered Mr Palomar visits the Ryoanji garden in Kyoto, so I added the book to my bag to re-read once we’d been there, too. We could compare experiences, Mr Palomar and me. What it’s about. This is a book of 27 very short stories, all moments in Mr Palomar’s life.

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