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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Voor wie even wil spieken is hier een link naar een paar illustraties op haar eigen site: He had a slight look of irritation on his face alessandfo then forced a smile and gently took hold of the book. A sad story, but not a sad story.

But to me it expressed the more general sentiment of Longing, the longing that is experienced in love, but also in other imaginary trips and landscapes and desires and yearnings. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Xeta account. View all 33 comments.

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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.

His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages. You’ll miss out otherwise. The prose is smooth, dr I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms.

E neppure un racconto. Barrico eliminates everything that is extraneous, superfluous or simply unnecessary until only the core of beauty and kindness is left to grace the page.

Kevin I can understand your fascination with the book.

Ma sa anche lei quanto le vicissitudini legate al signor Baricco siano controverse. View all 3 comments. He read the fly cover and taking a small notebook out of his pocket, wrote down the title of the book and the name of the author.


View all 8 comments. He has also worked with the French band Airreleasing ” City Reading “, a mix of the band’s music with Baricco’s reading of his novel City.

And then Joncour decides to build an aviary in France. View all 10 comments. Although the young Frenchman and the girl are unable to exchange so much as a word, love blossoms between them, conveyed by a number of recondite messages in the course of four visits the Frenchman pays to Japan. It also has some historical pegs, such as and Abraham 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 geopolitical 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 war erupted.

Shorter novels usually leave me wanting more and it was also the case with Silk. barricco

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It is intimate and sad and in the end it ask a baricfo about what we want to be remembered for? It was easy to accompany Joncour on his difficult travels, and luxuriate in the sensuousness that awaits at the end of his journey. In he co-founded a creative writing school in Turinnaming it Scuola Holden after J. Prestito di una prestigiosa docente universitaria l’ho letto con religiosa attenzione.

The year was Three of them are peaceful.

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E poi, questa fissa di raccontare storie la ha sempre avuta. How she knew about his inner life, and aldssandro want to be a surrogate.

It took me a while to understand why even though the work is so short. Alesandro when you have finished the story, I am willing to bet it will be a long time before the images and situations leave your mind. In reading the book again, I came to understand that I had been so preoccupied with where I was that I was blind to the journeys I could take with my mind.


lobro I have a tendency to picking up doom and gloom books. A cup of tea sipped alessanddro the same place on its rim stands in for an embrace. It is while in Japan that Herve has a realization of love. The gentleman sitting next to me was reading a scientific paper and did not take kindly to me when I asked him straight away was he a reader.

Vuol dire che certi messaggi possono passare solo attraverso una penna, attraverso caratteri arcaici, mai attraverso le setw. I cannot seem to be able to be as moved by shorter stories as by bigger volumes.

As a tale it also has an element of the oral tradition, with periodic repetitions to help its audience remember, repetitions which have bothered some readers, but which for me made the reading faster.

The contents of the book appear to give off a lambent glow for some obscure reason. I prefer them because you have bwricco to know better the characters, to discover their secrets, the way they think. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. 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.

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My next contact was Mary, who I was staying with. Il genio in fuga on Gioachino Rossiniand L’anima di Hegel e le mucche del Wisconsin ” Hegel ‘s Soul and the Cows of Wisconsin alessandrk, on the relation between music and modernity.

So I read, disregarding the cover, defiantly at times.