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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 # 342711
  • Author: Italo Calvino
  • Date: 2009-05-00
  • ISBN: 978-0-14-118974-1 [0-14-118974-6]
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Pub. Series: Penguin Modern Classics
  • Price: £9.99
  • Pages: 272
  • 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.
  • Cover: Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories by Vittore Carpaccio
  • Notes: • "Published in Penguin Classics 2009" • First printing • Month from Locus1 • This collection contains a number of non-speculative stories which provisionally have not been indexed:
    • Like a Flight of Ducks (short story)
    • Wind in a City (short story)
    • A General in the Library (short story)
    • The Workshop Hen (short story)
    • Numbers in the Dark (short story)
    • The Queen's Necklace (novelette)
    • Becalmed in the Antilles (short story)
    • Nocturnal Soliloquy of a Scottish Nobleman (short story)
    • A Beautiful Day in March (short story)
    • Before You Say "Hello" (short story)
    • The Call of the Water (short story)
    • The Memoirs of Casanova (short story)
    • 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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Source Status Verifier Date
Clute/Nicholls N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Clute/Grant N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Contento1 (anth/coll) N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Locus1 Verified Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Reginald1 N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Reginald3 N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Tuck N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Miller/Contento N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Currey N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
Bleiler78 N/A Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
OCLC/Worldcat Verified Bluesman 2011-02-03 20:45:13
Bleiler Early Years Not Verified    
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