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If on a Winter's Night a Traveler Summary
Italo Calvino

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If on a Winter's Night a Traveler Summary

Plot Summary

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino is a tale of mystery, intrigue, and a blending of literary styles that leaves the reader seeking not only the ending for the main story, but also the ending of ten different novels. Calvino uses different plots, styles, and voices to create a whirlwind novel that leaves the reader confused at times, but also intrigued. His mastery of second-person writing along with the ease in which Calvino is able to switch plot lines amounts to an excellent novel filled with new twists at every turn.

The book begins in second-person with a single reader, you, having just purchased the new Calvino novel. As the reader nears the end of the first chapter, however, he realizes the book is misprinted and does not contain the entire novel. The reader returns the book to the store only to be given...

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