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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141889573
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

Numbers in the Dark



NUMBERS IN THE DARK is a stunning collection of fables and stories written between 1943 - when Calvino was still in his teens - and 1984.

  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141889573
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the authors

Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. One of the most respected writers of the twentieth century, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a Winter's Night a Traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985. A collection of Calvino's posthumous personal writings, The Hermit in Paris, was published in 2003.

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