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During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. Perry in Endo Bay. A tale of journeys bariccco far places and of dangerous pursuits Silk is everything summed up in a few lines.

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Nov 13, Algernon rated it really set it Shelves: SILK is easily one of the top ten books I have read in the past eighteen months or so. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ze heeft een magisch realistische tekenstijl en de Japanse kunst uit die tijd is hier zo ontzettend fraai in verwerkt het verhaal speelt zich af vanafin Frankrijk en Japan.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Voor wie even wil spieken is hier een link naar een pa Wondermooi! This is another form of love story, one written in almost poetic form. Voglia fare in modo di non porre limiti al suo possibile. Silk is a celebration of love, adventure and storytelling. Return to Book Page. May 13, TK rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, I not only liked it, I loved it.


Bastava un articolo di fondo se proprio se ne sentiva l’urgenza di parlarne. Una carezza sulla pelle, un battito di palpebre, una sensazione nel profondo dell’anima. I cannot seem to be able to be as moved by shorter stories as by bigger volumes.

Was it a parable of human life with all i I have a tendency to picking up doom and gloom books. E poi, questa fissa di raccontare storie la ha sempre avuta. Per sbrogliare queste controversie.

I prefer them because you have time to know better the characters, to discover their secrets, the way they think. Este es mi primer libro baricco leo de Alessandro Baricco. Hasta el fin del mundo. The next short chapter with big print draws you immediately in until you suddenly reach the end. At times, it may feel as if you don’t understand the significance of each passing “I never even heard her voice. Ma che meraviglia le descrizioni, che meraviglia i racconti.

I would have really liked that.

Silk Quotes by Alessandro Baricco

Silk 10 May 30, What is the ending of the story of silk Alessandro Baricco? This article about a s novel is a stub. The language comes across in a poetic mode in the Spanish translation from the original Italian. My advice on this book would be: When an epidemic threatens to destroy the silk trade in France, the young merchant Herve Joncour leaves his doting wife and his comfortable home in the small town of Lavilledieu and travels across Siberia to the other end of the world, to Japan, to obtain eggs for a fresh breeding of silk worms.


Storia di viaggi per mare, di treni a vapore, di un uomo che narra la propria vita come mai prima d’allora.

Silk Quotes

Ma sa anche lei quanto le vicissitudini legate al signor Baricco siano controverse. Because Longing is baricci slippery and shiny and as smooth as silk. The sixty-five chapters are short and punchy and yet they resonated with me. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This was the age when a new explosion of trade changed the nature of the already long established Silk-Route. I had no idea what kind of books she read alessandrro she promised me that she would read it that evening and the next morning we sat down, with her husband John, and discussed the book.

The beauty of this prose poem lies in its minimalist brush haricco. Lo guardi in faccia. A sad story, but not a sad story.

Want to Read saving…. Five stars, without qualification. Flaubert was writing Salammbo, electric light was still a hypothesis and Abraham Lincoln, on the other side of the ocean, was fighting a war whose end he would not see. A novel, but not a novel.