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If on a winter's night a traveler

If on a winter's night a traveler

  

by Italo Calvino

If on a winter's night a traveler: How Well Do You Know Books That Don't Exist? True or False

1. What is the name of the main character of Outside the town of Malbork? -> Omprakash
2. In what story does a man named Ruedi the Swiss chuck the body of a guy named Jojo off a rooftop? -> On a carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon
3. Who is the fictional author of Around an empty grave? -> Calixto Bandera
4. In which story does Mr. Kauderer run an observatory? -> Leaning from the steep slope
5. : In Leaning from the steep slope, what object does Miss Zwida want the narrator to get for her? -> A ship's grapnel

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