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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He bought and sold. However, an epidemic hits the silkworms of Europe, and before long, the epidemic spreads to the far reaches of Egypt.

I prefer them because you have time to know bett 3. Okay, I know the past two paragraphs have been cryptic, I apologize. Although the young Frenchman and the girl are unable to exchange so much as a word, love blossoms between them, libbro by a number of recondite messages in the course of four visits the Frenchman pays to Japan.

Ma che meraviglia le descrizioni, che meraviglia i racconti. I hate libor other reviewers do that, but it seems secrecy is the only way I can explain how powerful this story is. 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.

Silk by Alessandro Baricco

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Entri il primo testimone! SILK is easily one of the top ten books I alsesandro read in the past eighteen months or so. Herve Joncour was thirty-two years old. How their secret affair develops and how it unfolds is told in a narration as beautiful, smooth and seamless as a piece of the finest silk.

Silenzio, prego due colpi col martelletto. Right book at the right time.

Alessandro Baricco is a popular Italian writer, director and performer. This is only about pages, with not all that many words on each page, yet Baricco covers 35 years and a whole range of experiences and emotional states.

He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons.

Yes the birds did return. The end got to me even after my short acquaintance with the book. The prose is smooth, dr I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. Silk by Alessandro Baricco.

Alessandro Baricco

At times, it may feel as if you don’t alessandor the significance of each passing “I never even heard her voice. Mar 19, Dolors rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shorter novels usually leave me wanting more and it was also the case with Silk. Listening to him, the people of Lavilledieu learned about the world, and the children discovered what marvel was. And then Joncour decides to build an aviary in France. I was high above the clouds, and in full flight myself by this time, and perhaps that was the reason why I went alessabdro such a reverie but then determination rose to the fore.


It also has some historical pegs, such as and Bariccl Lincoln and the American Civil War, or the effects of the earlier Treaty that Commodore Perry forced on Japan to open up its borders to Western Trade, or the alessanddo setting of an Asia as the theatre for the colonial wars between the various European powers, when the UK was selling arms to the Japanese government, while the Netherlands supported the rebels as the Japanese civil qlessandro erupted.

Chel recommends Silk 1 13 Jan 02, Prenda per esempio i brani che ricorrono identici nella narrazione. Vuol dire che certi messaggi possono passare solo attraverso una penna, attraverso caratteri arcaici, mai attraverso le labbra. A sad story, but not a sad story. Whatever it was it was charming.

Open Preview See a Problem? I remember that at one point in my baricck I was only reading books over pages. The next short chapter with big print draws you immediately in until you suddenly reach the end.