The Complete Cosmicomics

Author: Italo Calvino

Translator: Tim Parks

Translator: Martin McLaughlin

Translator: Martin McLaughlin

Translator: William Weaver

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 06 May 2010
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Synopsis

Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. They disport themselves among galaxies, experience the solidification of planets, move from aquatic to terrestrial existence, play games with hydrogen atoms - and have time for a love life.

'Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?'

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141189680
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 432
  • Published: 06 May 2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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