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How much energy is wasted in Italy in trying to write the novel that obeys all the rules. The energy might have been useful to provide us with more modest, more genuine things, that had less pretensions: short stories, memoirs, notes, testimonials, or at any rate, books that are open, without a preconceived plan.

Italo Calvino

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Author Profession: Journalist
Nationality: Italian Quotes
Born: October 15, 1923
Died: September 19, 1985

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