The Baron in the Trees

Speculative fiction by Italo Calvino


Cosimo, a young eighteenth-century Italian nobleman, rebels by climbing into the trees to remain there for the rest of his life. He adapts efficiently to an arboreal existence and even has love affairs. Translated by Archibald Colquhoun.
The story of Cosimo, an 18th century Italian nobleman who makes his home in the trees.

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