Set on the Ligurian coast during World War II, this is the story of Pin, a cobbler's apprentice who lives with his sister, a prostitute, and spends as much time as he can at the local bar. But when he steals a pistol from a Nazi soldier, he sets off on a series of adventures with some partisans.
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ĎAn insight into the makings of an European master' -- ObserverAbout the Author:
Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and grew up in San Remo, Italy. He was an essayist and a journalist, and among his best-known works of fiction are Invisible Cities, If on a winter's night a traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. He died in 1985.
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