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Publication: Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories

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  • Publication: Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories Publication Record # 268741
  • Author: Italo Calvino
  • Date: 1996-09-00
  • ISBN: 0-09-933231-0 [978-0-09-933231-2]
  • Publisher: Vintage (UK)
  • Price: £6.99
  • Pages: 276
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Notes: This collection contains a number of non-speculative stories which provisionally have not been indexed:
    • p. 31: Like a Flight of Ducks (short story)
    • p. 47: Wind in a City (short story)
    • p. 64: A General in the Library (short story)
    • p. 70: The Workshop Hen (short story)
    • p. 79: Numbers in the Dark (short story)
    • p. 90: The Queen's Necklace (novelette)
    • p. 115: Becalmed in the Antilles (short story)
    • p. 125: Nocturnal Soliloquy of a Scottish Nobleman (short story)
    • p. 129: A Beautiful Day in March (short story)
    • p. 195: Before You Say "Hello" (short story)
    • p. 207: The Call of the Water (short story)
    • p. 227: The Memoirs of Casanova (short story)
    • p. 237: Henry Ford (short story)
    It is questionable whether "Conscience" and "Solidarity," which are fables but without speculative elements, should be included. "Love Far from Home" and "The Petrol Pump" are borderline speculative.
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Collection Title: Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories • (1995) • collection by Italo Calvino (trans. of
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