Its narrative details a meeting among travelers who are inexplicably unable to speak after traveling through a forest. The characters in the novel recount their tales via Tarot cards , which are reconstructed by the narrator. The novel is in two parts, each using a different style Tarot deck. The novel is an exploration of how meaning is created, whether that be written via words by the author, via the book, since the characters in the book cannot speak to each other or by images the tarot cards — considered prophetic by some, and themselves open to many symbolic interpretations. It is, as often in Calvino's works, multi-layered, and several levels of interpretations and readings are possible, based on the author—narrator— character — reader relationship. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Il castello dei destini incrociati by Italo Calvino. Un gruppo di viaggiatori che, per un complesso di circostanze diverse, hanno perso la parola si ritrovano in un castello.
Un romanzo affascinante composto da tante storie intrecciate. Get A Copy. Paperback , Opere di Italo Calvino , pages. Published October 28th by Mondadori first published More Details Original Title.
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Short Stories. About Italo Calvino. Italo Calvino. Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy. He was a journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy , the Cosmicomics collection of short stories , and the novels Invisible Cities and If On a Winter's Night a Traveler His style is not easy to classify; much of his writing has an air reminiscent to th Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy.
His style is not easy to classify; much of his writing has an air reminiscent to that of fantastical fairy tales Our Ancestors, Cosmicomics , although sometimes his writing is more "realistic" and in the scenic mode of observation Difficult Loves , for example. Some of his writing has been called postmodern , reflecting on literature and the act of reading, while some has been labeled magical realist, others fables, others simply "modern".
He wrote: " My working method has more often than not involved the subtraction of weight. I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language. Books by Italo Calvino. Related Articles. Space operas, magic, destiny, dystopia, aliens: There's a bit of something for everyone in 's latest offerings in science fiction and fantasy Read more Trivia About The Castle of Cro Quotes from Il castello dei d The machines, which have long known they could do without men, have finally driven them out; and after a long exile, the wild animals have come back to occupy the territory wrested from the forest: foxes and martens wave their soft tails over the control panels starred with manometers and levers and gauges and diagrams; badgers and dormice luxuriate on batteries and magnetos.
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