The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino
Science and fiction interweave delightfully in these playful Cosmicomic short stories.
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- 64 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Classics (22 Feb. 2018)
- Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 0.3 x 11.1 cm