Invisible cities. Italo Calvino. If you like to travel read this. If you like stuff read this.

Invisible cities. Italo Calvino. If you like to travel read this. If you like stuff read this.

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics

Yan Nascimbene’s Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics

Italo Calvino (1923-1985), was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories…

Italo Calvino (1923-1985), was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories…

Italo Calvino: the best Italian writer of the XXth century

Italo Calvino: the best Italian writer of the XXth century

Now I shall tell of the city of Zenobia, which is wonderful in this fashion: though set on dry terrain it stands on high pilings, and the houses are of bamboo and zinc, with many platforms and balconies placed on stilts at various heights, crossing one another, linked by ladders and haging sidewalks, surmounted by cone-roofed belvederes, barrels storing water, weather vanes, jutting pulleys, and fish poles, and cranes. Pag. 30

Zenobia Art Print

Now I shall tell of the city of Zenobia, which is wonderful in this fashion: though set on dry terrain it stands on high pilings, and the houses are of bamboo and zinc, with many platforms and balconies placed on stilts at various heights, crossing one another, linked by ladders and haging sidewalks, surmounted by cone-roofed belvederes, barrels storing water, weather vanes, jutting pulleys, and fish poles, and cranes. Pag. 30

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics | Brain Pickings

Yan Nascimbene’s Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics | Brain Pickings

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