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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: Plot (What Went Down) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around If on a winter's night a traveler? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which character studies Bothno-Ugaric Languages at the University?

Q. Who believes that the names and titles of books don't matter, since in 3,000 years, people will only remember the stories?

You, the Reader
Ermes Marana
Silas Flannery
Q. Which of the ten fictional novels is set in Japan?

Around an empty grave
On a carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon
Outside the town of Malbork
Looks down in the gathering shadow
Q. Who do you, the Reader, unexpectedly encounter in Ludmilla's apartment?

Silas Flannery
Mr. Cavedagna
Q. Why do you have to break off reading the first fictional novel of the book, If on a winter's night a traveler?

The same section of pages is repeated over and over.
Only every first and second page are printed; every third and fourth a blank.
The book goes completely blank.
The police take your book away.