Invisible Cities (Compact Disc)

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Invisible Cities (Compact Disc)

By Italo Calvino, John Lee (Narrated by)


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In a garden sit the aged Kublai Khan and the young Marco Polo-Tartar emperor and Venetian traveler. Kublai Khan has sensed the end of his empire coming soon. Marco Polo diverts the emperor with tales of the cities he has seen in his travels around the empire: cities and memory, cities and desire, cities and designs, cities and the dead, cities and the sky, trading cities, hidden cities. Soon it becomes clear that each of these fantastic places is really the same place.
Italo Calvino (1923-1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy, the short story collection "Cosmicomics," and the novels "Invisible Cities" and "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler."

British narrator John Lee has read audiobooks in almost every conceivable genre, from Charles Dickens to Patrick O'Brian. He has won numerous Audie Awards and "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and he was named a Golden Voice by "AudioFile" in 2009.
Product Details ISBN: 9781452614489
ISBN-10: 1452614482
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: June 24th, 2013
Language: English