Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino

Biography Italo Calvino (1923 - 1985)

Italian journalist and writer

Was born on 15 oct 1923.
Died on 19 sep 1985, at 61 years old.
Origin country Italy
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Writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy (1952-1959), the Cosmicomics collection of short stories (1965), and the novels Invisible Cities (1972) and If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (1979).
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Italo Calvino

Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness.

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Italo Calvino

The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most...

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It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.

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Italo Calvino

Everything can change, but not the language that we carry...

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Quote by Italo Calvino about opinion, language, change, mother, world

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