City: A Novel by Alessandro Baricco

"City: A Novel" unfolds as a multi-layered narrative that weaves together the lives of various characters, including a precocious child prodigy, a boxer, and a soldier, all residing in an unnamed, dreamlike metropolis. The novel explores themes of isolation, the search for meaning, and the intersection of reality and imagination. Through a series of interconnected stories and a blend of genres, the book creates a tapestry of human experience, reflecting on the nature of cities as spaces where diverse lives converge and the extraordinary can emerge from the mundane.

The 7057th greatest book of all time


Published
1999
Nationality
Italian
Type
Fiction
Pages
530
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Italian

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