The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount

Calvino, Italo

Book - 199?
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount
Two novellas: the first, a parody of medieval knighthood told by a nun; the second, a fantasy about a nobleman bisected into his good and evil halves. "Bravura pieces... executed with brilliance and brio"(Chicago Tribune). Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., 199?, c1962
ISBN: 9780156659758
Branch Call Number: FICTION CALVINO
Characteristics: 246 p. ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Calvino, Italo (Visconte dimezzato)
Alternate Title: Cloven viscount


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Two short, fantastic fairy tales from a modern master, one about a knight that does not exist, one about a viscount who is cut in two.

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