Alessandro Baricco is an Italian writer, director and performer. His novels have been translated Seta, Rizzoli ; Silk, ISBN , The theatrical event from which the book originated was staged only twice due to its. : Seta: pp., brossura, ottimo. Seta. Alessandro Baricco. Published by Fandango, Price: US$ From Laboratorio del libro. : Seta: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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It is intimate and sad and in the end it ask a question about barifco we want to be remembered for? In he co-founded a creative writing school in Turinnaming it Scuola Holden after J. I lived in an imaginary world of far-away loves that threatened the life I had chosen — even the hearts that I now minded as the mother of three daughters.

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I remember that at one point in my life I was only reading books over pages. Voglia fare in modo di non porre limiti al suo possibile. Please help by adding reliable sources. An almost fairy tale with the exotic as background and with travel and some suspense as some of its most palpable elements, it is a not an easy book to put down, precisely because it is so easy to read.

I wish I could tell you about the woman and the impact she had upon Herve, but that would ruin the story for you. Okay, I know the past two paragraphs have been cryptic, I apologize. I llibro them because you have time to know bett 3. Silk is a celebration of love, adventure and storytelling.


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I prefer them because you have time to know better the characters, to discover their secrets, the way they think. A great example of how much can be achieved in a spare novella. Anche adesso ne sta pensando una delle sue.

SILK is an easy story to relate to: Having said that, I liked the writing, I thought it had an interesting construction and I am planning to read more by the author.

Bastava un articolo di fondo se proprio se ne sentiva l’urgenza di parlarne.

It is the s; Japan is closed to foreigners and this has to be a clandestine operation. Refresh and try again. His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages.

In fact, I not only liked it, I loved it. Silk is everything summed up in a few lines. View alessndro 8 comments.

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And a goodbye is a serious conversation. Mary had read it quickly and concluded that it was a light read and then she brought up several questions that made the pair of us look through the book again.

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Incorrect publishing date 3 57 Mar 25, Herve Joncour is a silkworm buyer who, at first, travels across Europe, past the Mediterranean, into Syria and Egypt to buy the precious silkworm eggs.

Flaubert was writing Salammbo, electric light was still a hypothesis and Abraham Lincoln, on the other side of the ocean, was fighting a war whose end he would not see. To ask other readers questions about Silkplease sign up.


I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. Whatever it was it was charming. Joncour a Frenchman is thus charged by Baldabiou with going to Japan at the other end of the world in this quest to find the eggs.

A novel, but not a novel. Fiction in this instance, contemporary Italian fiction, was my immediate response. SILK is easily one of the top ten books I have read in the past eighteen months or so. The narration is not factual, but essentially evocative.

‘Silk’ Luxuriates In The Bittersweet Pain Of Love And Longing

Rebecca Dautremer illustrated this story by Alessandro Baricco, so soft and subtle, telling her own story at the same time. It is while in Japan that Herve has a realization of love. Voor wie even wil spieken is hier een link naar een pa Wondermooi!

E il comunicare messaggi forti dove lo lasciamo? Many sentences are left open and others are libr here or there, as if they were loose brushstrokes painted with Japanese ink.