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I didn't particularly like this book, but I read it for school. The edition was fine, the translated text read smoothly and it seemed well done. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jay Mey
This is a true Italian literature masterpiece. If you can you should read it in Calvino's mother tongue considering all the nuances in translation and that you lose a lot in... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Remi Zagari
Do you remember climbing trees, as a child? When I was a child, our neighborhood was full of giant elms that grew into a massive arch that turned our street into a leafy tunnel. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael J. Edelman
loved this book from start to finish. Such an amazing mind to have come up with this concept. Highly recommended.Published 17 months ago by GenuineImitation
Read it if … you enjoy the fabulist genre. TBitT reads like a grown-up’s fairy tale: it’s short, sweet, and full of blatant symbolism. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jillian Igarashi
Baron in the Trees - A Ludicrous Tale
Italo Calvino (1923-84)
The Baron in the Trees (BIT) is a popular fantasy that should delight young readers. Read more
My favorite Calvino, and one of the books I press on friends. Quirky and compelling, creating an imaginative realm that lingers and beckons you to return to it.Published 19 months ago by M. K. Lea
I came to Calvino by way of the 'New Yorker' fiction podcast which recently featured the author's 'The Daughters of the Moon. Read morePublished on July 28, 2013 by Randall L. Wilson