The Baron in the Trees (Paperback)
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Cosimo, a young eighteenth-century Italian nobleman, rebels by climbing into the trees to remain there for the rest of his life. He adapts efficiently to an arboreal existence and even has love affairs. Translated by Archibald Colquhoun.
About the Author
Italo Calvino (1923-1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy, the short story collection "Cosmicomics", and the novels "Invisible Cities" and "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler".