Publisher description for Invisible cities / Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.


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Imaginary conversations between Marco Polo and his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, conjure up cities of magical times. “Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and in the case of a marvelous invention like Invisible Cities, perfectly irrelevant” (Gore Vidal). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Polo, Marco, 1254?-1323? Fiction, Kublai Khan, 1216-1294 Fiction