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UNDER THE JAGUAR SUN by  Italo Calvino - 1st Edition - 1986 - from TBCL  The Book Collector's Library and Biblio.com

UNDER THE JAGUAR SUN

by Calvino, Italo

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New York: Harcourt Brace, (1986), 1986. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1986). 1986. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. A fine copy in the publisher's black cloth over black paper covered boards, copper titles to the spine in...

Three senses-taste, hearing, and smell-dominate the lives of the characters in these witty, fantastical stories. But the senses, promising the fulfillment of desire and an exit from the self, only lead back to their source: the savoring palate, the listening ear, the smelling nose. “A sumptuous small gem of a book” (Publishers Weekly). Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book



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