Italo Calvino

Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels

1923   -   1985

country of citizenship: Italy
educated at: University of Turin
occupation: writer, journalist, essayist, novelist, screenwriter, author
award received: Commander of the Legion of Honour, Austrian State Prize for European Literature, Viareggio Prize, Feltrinelli Prize
influenced by: Robert Louis Stevenson, Vladimir Nabokov

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Italo Calvino (Italian: [ˈiːtalo kalˈviːno]; 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy (1952–1959), the Cosmicomics collection of short stories (1965), and the novels Invisible Cities (1972) and If on a winter's night a traveler (1979). He was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death.
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works

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The Watcher

novel by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1963

The Cloven Viscount

Work of Italo Calvino.

author: Italo Calvino

1952

Six Memos for the Next Millennium

book by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1988

Cosmicomics

book

author: Italo Calvino

1965

The Path to the Nest of Spiders

novel by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1947

Invisible Cities

book by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1974

Marcovaldo

short story collection

author: Italo Calvino

1963

The Baron in the Trees

book by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1957

The Nonexistent Knight

book by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1959

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