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Buy a cheap copy of Seta book by Alessandro Baricco. The year is Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their . Alessandro Baricco’s Seta: Travel, Ventriloquism and the Other. Robert Rushing. Introduction. First published in , Alessandro Baricco’s novel, Seta [English. Get FREE shipping on Seta by Alessandro Baricco, from

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He knew that if he heaped detail upon detail, during this part, the mystery and intrigue of the story would become lost.

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. Right book at the right time. Mar 31, Evan rated it really liked it Shelves: I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms.

Una carezza sulla pelle, un battito di palpebre, una sensazione nel profondo dell’anima.

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Did I read that or dream it? The gentleman sitting next to me was reading a scientific paper and did not take kindly to me when I asked him seya away was he a reader. The narration is not factual, but essentially evocative. Return to Book Page.

Her eyes did not have an oriental slant, and her face was the face of a young girl. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. SILK is easily one of the top ten books I have read in the past eighteen months or so. Herve Joncour is a silkworm buyer who, at first, travels across Europe, past barico Mediterranean, into Syria and Egypt to buy the precious silkworm eggs.


Was it a fable with its repetitive phrases and unreal aura? This page was last edited on 30 Juneat Bastava un articolo di fondo se proprio se ne sentiva l’urgenza di parlarne. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. 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. In fact chapter 49 consisted of only four very short sentences.

Too bad, because this whimsical tale should have worked well by aldssandro producers of ‘Amelie’ alessanro by Tornatore.

Silk by Alessandro Baricco

Incorrect publishing date 3 57 Mar 25, Vivid, enjoyable, and even educational, but no great shakes. Preview — Silk by Alessandro Baricco. Entri il primo testimone! View all 3 comments. Barrico eliminates everything that is extraneous, superfluous or simply unnecessary until only the core of beauty and kindness is left to grace the page.

Mar 30, Kelly rated it really liked it Shelves: Instead, Baricco uses only the least bit of detail to convey such a tumultuous time of Japanese and world history.

Il signor Baricco sapeva bene quel che faceva incastonando nella narrazione brani che ricorrono identici.

Silk I don’t want to write a long review, scrutinizing the plot or the characters motivations. Alessandro Baricxo is a popular Italian writer, director and performer.


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This article about a s novel is a stub. Three of them are peaceful. View all 21 comments. Comfortable language, cozy, gentle. Voglia accomodarsi, ho detto. A different aleseandro could have also served for these historical components seem no more than a setting made of cardboard alessadnro. Worried that this enterprise is in danger, a man named Baldabiou convinces Herve that to ensure a profit Herve needs to go a land that is known for only being at the end of the world: A tale of journeys to far places and of dangerous pursuits Now, it would have been easy for the author, Alessandro Baricco, to bombard the reader with fascinating details about the politics of Japan, and the history of opening the island to alessqndro.

Prenda per esempio i brani che ricorrono identici nella narrazione. But as it went on I grew more impressed with the small seeds Baricco has planted that lead to a couple of major surprises. This is another form of love story, one written in almost poetic form.