Calvino



Italo [ee-tah-law] /ˈi tɑ lɔ/ (Show IPA), 1923–85, Italian novelist.
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The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson

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Italo. 1923–85, Italian novelist and short-story writer. His works include Our Ancestors (1960) and Invisible Cities (1972)

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