Contributor biographical information for Invisible cities / Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.
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Italo Calvino's superb storytelling gifts earned him international renown and a reputation as "one of the world's best fabulists" (New York Times Book Review). He is the author of numerous works of fiction, as well as essays, criticism, and literary anthologies. Born in Cuba in 1923, Calvino was raised in Italy, where he lived most of his life. At the time of his death, in Siena in 1985, he was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Polo, Marco, -- 1254?-1323? -- Fiction.
Kublai Khan, -- 1216-1294 -- Fiction.