A group of travelers who, for a complex of different circumstances, have lost the word find themselves in a castle. The only means they have to communicate is represented by a bunch of tarot. A fascinating novel composed of many intertwined stories.
"The meaning of every single card depends on the place that it has in the succession of cards that precede it and follow it. I am especially applied to look at the tarot carefully, with the eye of those who do not know what they are, and to draw suggestions And associations, to interpret them according to an imaginary iconology. When the cards flanked by chance they gave me a story when I recognized a sense, I was writing to you. " Italo Calvino