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Classics/modern classics The path to the Spiders' Nest

  • By Italo Calvino
  • Price: £9.99
  • ISBN: 9780141189734
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Pin is a bawdy, adolescent cobbler's assistant, both arrogant and insecure who - while the Second World War rages - sings songs and tells jokes to endear himself to the grown-ups of his town - particularly jokes about his sister, who they all know as the town's 'mattress'. Among those his sister sleeps with is a German sailor, and Pin dares to steal his pistol, hiding it among the spiders' nests in an act of rebellion that entangles him in the adults' war. Italo Calvino, one of Italy's finest postwar writers, has delighted readers around the world with his deceptively simple, fable-like stories.

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Series Classics/modern classics Title The path to the Spiders' Nest
Subject Italian Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date May 2009 Authors Italo Calvino
Binding Paperback Pages 185
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 250
ESB Code 55333 ISBN 9780141189734
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £9.99

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