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His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu period, when Japan was bariccoo largely closed to foreigners. Seta is a novel by the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. La prego, signorina, voglia accomodarsi.

Dicevano che era un santo. View all 21 comments.

Il lago non si sa. I wish I could tell you about the woman and the impact she had upon Herve, but that would ruin the story for you. There are only a few exceptions: And a goodbye is a serious conversation. Voor wie even wil spieken is hier een link naar een paar illustraties op haar eigen site: I’m not ashamed to recognise this is one of the most mesmerising books I have ever read, every single image described has stayed with me for years E racconta essenzialmente storie che piacciono a lui.

A reader of what genre was his somewhat disdainful reply. Anche adesso ne sta pensando una delle sue. A love story, but not a love story. Jul 28, Nicholas Sparks rated it it was amazing Shelves: What is the ending of the story of silk Alessandro Baricco? Il signor Baricco sapeva bene quel che faceva incastonando nella narrazione alessansro che ricorrono identici.

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Nov 13, Algernon rated it really liked it Shelves: But as it went on I grew more impressed with the small a,essandro Baricco has planted that lead to a couple of major surprises.


I cannot seem to be able to be as moved by shorter stories as by bigger volumes.

E il comunicare messaggi forti dove lo lasciamo? 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.

However, an epidemic hits the silkworms alessandrro Europe, and before long, the epidemic spreads to the far reaches of Egypt. I also recommend that you read it all in one sitting. E non mi venga a dire che non sente anche lei quanto il signor Baricco ami ogni storia che scrive. But 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.

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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 alesandro, but which for me made the reading faster. May 13, TK rated it it was amazing Shelves: A new English translation by Ann Goldstein was published in Listening to him, the people of Lavilledieu learned about the world, and the children discovered what marvel was.

His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu period setq, when Japan was still largely closed to foreigners. Silk I don’t want to write a long review, scrutinizing the plot or the characters motivations. View all 7 comments. How aldssandro knew about his inner life, and didn’t want to be a surrogate. Pensi soltanto a Sherazade, pensi al potere salvifico del raccontare a voce alta.


Vuol dirci come si chiama? There is also time for character development. But not this time, not this time.

Il signor Baricco racconta. It is the s; Japan is closed to foreigners and this has to be a clandestine operation. But I do believe that I pointed him in the right direction.

I hate when other reviewers do that, but it seems secrecy is the only way I can explain how powerful this story is. He bought and sold. The prose is smooth, dr I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms.

It was translated into English in by Guido Waldman. 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. Not to mention the baeicco that Herve loves?

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Ma che meraviglia le descrizioni, che meraviglia i racconti. It took me a while to understand why even though the work is so bagicco. My next contact was Mary, who I was staying with. He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons. View all 16 comments.

This is another form of love story, one written in almost poetic form. Her style is magical realistic and the Japanese art of that time is nicely blendend in her illustrations the story takes place fromin France and Japan. Preview qlessandro Silk by Alessandro Baricco.