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I prefer them because you have time to know better the characters, to discover their secrets, the way they think.

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But the historical content is just pegs. It is the s; Japan is closed to foreigners and this has to be a clandestin 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. Vivid, enjoyable, and even educational, but no great shakes.

During his undercover negotiations with the local baron, Joncour’s attention is arrested by the man’s concubine, a girl who does not have Oriental eyes. Vuol dirci come si chiama? Voor wie even wil spieken is hier een link naar een paar illustraties op haar eigen site: But as it went on I grew more impressed with the small seeds Baricco has planted that lead to a couple of major surprises.


The contents of the book appear to give off a lambent glow for some obscure reason. Write a customer review. See all 13 questions about Silk….

Come la carezza di una mano avvolta in una seta impalpabile. They do not speak but manage to communicate bariccoo letters that have to be translated and then… Well you have to read the book. Instead, Baricco uses only the least bit of detail to convey such a tumultuous time of Japanese and world history. Pensi soltanto a Sherazade, pensi al potere salvifico del raccontare a voce alta.

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Voglia accomodarsi, ho detto. SILK is an easy story to relate to: View all 12 comments. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Lei ci sta dicendo che scrive per il gusto puro di scrivere e non per far passare dei messaggi?

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Shorter novels usually leave me wanting more and it was also the case with Silk. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Preview — Silk by Alessandro Baricco. I cannot seem to be able to be as moved by shorter stories as by bigger volumes.

SETA (italian Edition) by Baricco Alessandro

Jul 28, Nicholas Sparks rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I had no idea what kind of books she read but 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.


His theatrical monologue, Novecento, was adapted into film, titled The Legend of 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. My advice on this book would be: 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.

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Barrico eliminates everything that is extraneous, superfluous or simply unnecessary until only the core of beauty and kindness is left to grace the page. Herve Joncour is bxricco silkworm buyer who, at first, travels across Europe, past the Mediterranean, into Syria and Egypt to buy the precious silkworm eggs.

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