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The ueens Necklace

From an inventive comic master of the form old friends and friendly rivals Pietro and Tommasso discover a treasure lost by the side of the road and become suspected of a using a blameless chicken. Calvino could honestly write about anything and I would enjoy it and these two short stories are an excellent example Here he writes about two factory workers old friends Pietro and Tommasso and the daily schemes which make of the tapestry of their lives The only fault I could find with both works is that they felt too short

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'The inspector ordered that the bird be searchedOne of the agents stalled saying it made him feel sick and after some fierce pecking another withdrew sucking a bleeding finger'In these two stories. 1 The ueen s Necklace a terrific melodrama developed from the fortunes of the story s title object shimmers with the promise of witty anatomy of the several social levels occupied by its losers and finders 2 The Workshop Hen in the succeeding of the previous tale

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For devious ends Italo Calvino's writing explores the fringes of these small unusual scenes and finds incalculable wisdom and humour thereThis book contains The ueen's Necklace and The Workshop H. Immersed with dusty prose and the hard mechanical lives of factory workers the two stories in this short collection offer a great glimpse into Calvino s writing although ultimately they both let the reader downThe ueen s Necklace has at its heart a promising story but its absurd ending is as misplaced as it is unfinished and gives the reader the eerie feeling they are reading something that was never intended to be read In comparison the Workshop Hen is a complete story and while it doesn t elevate the reader to any special realm it gives an enjoyable account of the travails of the masses at the hands of the callous eliteThe shame of this collection is that while it impresses on the reader they are in the hands of a great writer it unfortunately doesn t place into their hands anything close to great writing


About the Author: Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy He was a journalist and writer of short stories and novels His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy 1952 1959 the Cosmicomics collection of short stories 1965 and the novels Invisible Cities 1972 and If On a Winter's Night a Traveler 1979His style is not easy to classify; much of his writing has an air reminiscent to th



10 thoughts on “The ueens Necklace

  1. says:

    1 The ueen's Necklace a terrific melodrama developed from the fortunes of the story's title object shimmers with the promise of witty anatomy of the several social levels occupied by its losers and finders 2 The Workshop Hen in the succeeding

  2. says:

    I feel a bit bad giving this only 2 stars but it wasn't better than just okay I liked Calvino's style while pretty old fashioned I'm not one to eschew this uasi communist worker suffering thing he's got going on However st

  3. says:

    So Italian great descriptions of Italian country and factory life Characters were full of faults and yet still lovable Charming little introduction to Calvino I really liked reading the stream of consciousness dur

  4. says:

    There are just two stories in this collection1 The ueen's Necklace Three stars2 Workshop Hen Five starsOverall I would not

  5. says:

    Calvino could honestly write about anything and I would enjoy it and these two short stories are an excellent example Here he write

  6. says:

    The first story seems unfinished as there’s never any resolution to what happens to the necklace but in this story Calvino manages to show all layers of society from the factory workers to the owners The second story “the workers hen” is set in the same factory and shows the distrust of workers by the management taken to an extreme plus the exploitation of workers This is done with plenty of humour and detail

  7. says:

    Kinda pointless but also kinda interesting

  8. says:

    Immersed with dusty prose and the hard mechanical lives of factory workers the two stories in this short collection offer a great glimpse into Calvino's writing although ultimately they both let the reader downThe ueen's Necklace has at its heart a promising story but its absurd ending is as misplaced as it is

  9. says:

    What a bizarre book? I bought it while mooching through WH Smiths pocket modern classic collection thinking 'it'll take me a few hours to whizz through' Boy was I wrong despite the fact that its a short story the scale which Calvino writes and the different points of attack make you feel as though the story is

  10. says:

    Hmmm not really my cup of tea I have been working through the Penguin Mini Modern Classics 50 volume box set of short stories and Novellas It is a great way of pushing you to read outside one’s comfort zone as you feel obliged to read them all as you have bought them and their small size means they take hardly any time to read T

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