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Italian Folktales by Italo Calvino
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Italian Folktales (1956)

by Italo Calvino

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I can't claim I've read every story in this book. Italian folktales are quite earthy and this is a great addition to any storyteller's or folklore enthusiast's collection. ( )
  auntieknickers | Apr 3, 2013 |
l'intento del libro è eccezionale ma la fruibilità molto meno, nonostante calvino. ( )
  Lorenzo_Giannini | Sep 10, 2012 |
l'intento del libro è eccezionale ma la fruibilità molto meno, nonostante calvino. ( )
  Lorenzo_Giannini | Sep 10, 2012 |
l'intento del libro è eccezionale ma la fruibilità molto meno, nonostante calvino. ( )
  Lorenzo_Giannini | Jul 19, 2012 |
l'intento del libro è eccezionale ma la fruibilità molto meno, nonostante calvino. ( )
  Lorenzo_Giannini | Jul 19, 2012 |
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Italo Calvinoprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fili, LouiseCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Martin, GeorgeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0156454890, Paperback)

Chosen as one of the New York Times’s ten best books in the year of its original publication, this collection immediately won a cherished place among lovers of the tale and vaulted Calvino into the ranks of the great folklorists. Introduction by the Author; illustrations. Translated by George Martin. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Retells two hundred traditional Italian tales, including the stories of a fearless little man, a prince who married a frog, and a woman who lived on wind.

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