Italian literature: Italo Calvino

Italian literature: Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino is one of the most famous Italian writers, known all over the world for his short stories and novels. Whithin his numerous works, we can for sure remember the Cosmicomics, the Invisible Cities, Difficult Loves and If on a winter’s night a traveler. His clean and sincere style becomes a real companion for the reader from the first line of the book. Calvino was able to cope at his best with funny stories towards  with storic novels. It’s not a case that he’s considered one of the most important Italian writers: during his times, he was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer  and he was also candidated for the Nobel Prize Award.

It is really interesting  to find out how some of his tales, the best example could be taken from Difficult Loves, consist of a real witness of the Italian life during those times.

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