The Baron in The Trees

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The Baron in The Trees


Author: Italo Calvino


The Baron in the Trees (Italian: Il barone rampante) is a 1957 Italian novel by Italo Calvino. Described as a conte philosophique and a metaphor for independence, it tells the adventures of a boy who climbs up a tree to spend the rest of his life inhabiting an arboreal kingdom. Calvino published a new version of the novel in 1959.

Italo Calvino ( 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian 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 (1979).
Admired in Britain, Australia and the United States, he was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death.
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Author(s) Italo Calvino
Translator(s) Hasmik Yeghiazaryan
Language(s) Armenian
Publisher(s) Antares
Year 2017
Pages 320
Binding hardcover
Printing Black & White
Size 13.5 x 21 cm
ISBN 9789939760148

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