A collection of stories about time, space, and the evolution of the universe in which the author blends mathematics with poetic imagination. aCalvino does what very few writers can do: he describes imaginary worlds with the most extraordinary precision and beautya (Gore Vidal, New York Review of Books). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff BookAnd if she was serious, did she do it immediately after our telephone conversation, or is she thinking it over for a moment, letting her anger subside ... Like me, Z lives in A; for years he has loved Y hopelessly; if she has telephoned him and invited him over, hehas surely set outattop speed ... At the moment of passing I can make out at most what kind of car it is and how many people are inside it, but theanbsp;...
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