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And all of the sudden, the airiness of the text, the nice use of iteration and variation, and as much as I hate to say, the plot, began working in my favor. Ma sa anche lei quanto le vicissitudini legate al signor Baricco siano controverse. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.
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Mary had read it quickly and concluded that it was a light read and then she brought up several questions that made the pair of us look through the book again. His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu period, when Japan was still largely closed to foreigners. View all 33 comments. E non mi venga a dire che non sente anche lei quanto il signor Baricco ami ogni storia che scrive. It was the aviary that Hara Kei had that intrigued me. A new English translation by Ann Goldstein was published in And it is done in such a beautiful and remarkable way that this reader never felt as if important aspects of the novel were only glazed over.
Storia di viaggi barlcco mare, di treni a vapore, di un uomo che narra la propria vita come mai prima d’allora. Joncour a Frenchman is thus charged by Baldabiou with going to Japan at the other end of the world in this quest to find the eggs. La prego, innanzitutto, di chiarircene la natura.
Seta is a novel by the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco. View all 6 comments. Five stars, without qualification. But the historical content is just pegs. See all 3 pre-owned listings.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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SETA (italian Edition) by Baricco Alessandro
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. View all 16 comments. Scrivano, sta prendendo nota? Chel recommends Silk 1 13 Jan 02, His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu periodwhen Japan was still largely closed to foreigners.
Silenzio, prego due colpi col martelletto. 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. Silkworms Whimsical, ethereal, like air between your fingers, shimmering light reflected in the still waters of a lake at the end of the world, the flight path of a blue crane across a cloudless sky: The end got to me even after my short acquaintance with the book.
But Japan is closed to outsiders. Return to Book Page. In time he began to yield to a pleasure that in the past he had always denied himself: Paperback91 pages. 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.
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Il signor Baricco racconta. A different context could have also served for these historical components seem no more than a setting made of cardboard planks. But as it went on I grew more impressed with the small seeds Baricco has planted that lead to a couple of major surprises.
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