The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

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Science and fiction interweave delightfully in these playful Cosmicomic short stories.

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  • Paperback
  • 64 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics (22 Feb. 2018)
  • English
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 0.3 x 11.1 cm
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