Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (1923–1985) was an Italian writer and novelist. His works include The Road to San Giovanni, If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Invisible Cities, Marcovaldo, and Mr. Palomar.

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    That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana

    The modernist masterpiece of Italian literature and the most metaphysical of all metaphysical detective stories investigates a brutal murder and the ultimate impossibility of ever establishing the truth.