9780156927949

Under the Jaguar Sun

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  • ISBN13:

    9780156927949

  • ISBN10:

    0156927942

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1990-04-01
  • Publisher: Mariner Books

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Summary

Three senses-taste, hearing, and smell-dominate the lives of the characters in these witty, fantastical stories. But the senses, promising the fulfillment of desire and an exit from the self, only lead back to their source: the savoring palate, the listening ear, the smelling nose. "A sumptuous small gem of a book" (Publishers Weekly). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Author Biography

Italo Calvino's superb storytelling gifts earned him international renown and a reputation as "one of the world's best fabulists" (John Gardner, New York Times Book Review). Born in Cuba in 1923, Calvino was raised in Italy, where he lived most of his life. He died in Siena at the age of sixty-one.

Table of Contents

Under the Jaguar Sunp. 1
A King Listensp. 31
The Name, the Nosep. 65
Notep. 85
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