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User Review  - ursula - LibraryThing

I'm not sure what to say about Invisible Cities. If you require a storyline, you shouldn't read it. But if you can be drawn in by vignettes about imaginary cities, alternating with (possibly also ... Read full review

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User Review  - JonArnold - LibraryThing

Is Marco Polo describing his travels to Kubla Khan? Is Polo inventing cities from his own imagination? Is Polo describing aspects of Venice? Or is it all of these or none? As ever with Calvino it’s ... Read full review

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

Another all-time favourite, in which Calvino imagines Marco Polo describing many cities of Italy all based on different aspects of the Venice of his memory. Poetic, imaginative and hauntingly memorable. Read full review

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User Review  - NineLarks - LibraryThing

Italo Calvino is a genius of a writer. I absolutely adore his writing. Even midway through the book, all I could think was wow, wow, I love this, wow. It's in the feel of the writing, it's in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - NineLarks - LibraryThing

Italo Calvino is a genius of a writer. I absolutely adore his writing. Even midway through the book, all I could think was wow, wow, I love this, wow. It's in the feel of the writing, it's in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - kirstiecat - LibraryThing

I remember this was the first Italo Calvino book I grasped onto. I felt this sweeping sense of s city as a place with a story..almost in some senses its own entity...living breathing and just as human ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ruecking - LibraryThing

This is a poetic journey through the endless kingdom of the Great Kublai Khan as each city is rendered conversationally by his ambassador Marco Polo. There are as many synapses in the human brain as ... Read full review

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User Review  - joyhclark - LibraryThing

Just beautiful. Read full review

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User Review  - georgeslacombe - LibraryThing

I've read the portuguese translation of this book. Read full review

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User Review  - away_from_home - LibraryThing

My new favorite book. Read full review


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