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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No matter, it was beautiful 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. Larger recognition followed the adaptation of his theatrical monologue Novecento into the movie The Legend ofdirected by Academy Award -winning director Giuseppe Tornatore.

June 22, 4: Beautifully written, surrounded by a veil of mystery, fragile like silkworms eggs and delicate as silk thread.

The characters are there, fully realized, but at the same time, each character is a mystery or a ghost without definite shape. The reviews are consistently negative.

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

Vitaly The protagonist lives the rest of his life in solemn tranquility and tells strangers stories about his travels to Japan. La prego, signorina, voglia accomodarsi. The end got to me even after my short acquaintance with the book.


He bought and sold. The prose libgo smooth, dr I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. Vuol dire che certi messaggi possono passare solo attraverso set penna, attraverso caratteri arcaici, mai attraverso le labbra. Lo guardi in faccia.

Alessandro Baricco

Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Flaubert was writing Salammbo, electric light remained hypothetical, and Abraham Lincoln, beyond the Ocean, was fighting a war of which he was not to see the finish.

His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages. I also recommend that you read it all in one sitting.

Een teer en verdrietig verhaal over liefde en verlangen. Seda or Silk, then comes across as a lyrical legend in which the underlying feeling or theme would seem to be Love. Or maybe just an unattainable dream? Vuol dire che si possono amare due donne contemporaneamente o amare la stessa donna scissa in due persone. May 13, TK rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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 outsiders.


How she knew about his inner life, and didn’t want to be a surrogate. An absolutely super work!

KR KY, with slight fix in Dicevano che era un santo. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is not really a view, this is. Paperback91 pages. To ask other readers questions about Silkplease sign up. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

He had a slight look of irritation on his face but then forced a smile and gently took hold of the book.

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Shorter novels usually leave me wanting more and it was also the case with Silk. The narration is not factual, but essentially evocative. A garden for the children to play in E racconta essenzialmente storie che piacciono a lui.

Books by Alessandro Baricco. Mar 31, Evan rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 3 comments.