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Nonexistent Knight (Paperback) (Italo Calvino)

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An empty suit of armor is the hero in this witty novella, a picaresque gem—now available in an independent volume for the first time—that brilliantly parodies medieval knighthood.

Set in the time of Charlemagne and narrated by a nun with her own secrets to keep, The Nonexistent Knight tells the story of Agilulf, a gleaming white suit of armor with nothing inside it. A challenge to his honor sends Agilulf on a search through France, England, and North Africa to confirm the chastity of a virgin he saved from ****** years earlier. In the end, after many surprising turns of plot, a closing confession draws this sparkling novella to a perfect finish.
Number of Pages: 138.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: Italo Calvino
Language: English
Street Date: August 15, 2017
TCIN: 51833234
UPC: 9780544959101
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-2801

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