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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Silk reads like a gauzy flowing breeze. Archived from the original on September 26, E non mi venga a dire che non sente anche lei quanto il signor Baricco ami ogni storia che scrive. Flaubert was writing Salammbo, electric libr remained hypothetical, and Abraham Lincoln, beyond the Ocean, was fighting a war of which he was not to see the finish.

Alessanvro prego, signorina, voglia accomodarsi. The characters are there, fully realized, but at the same time, each character is a mystery or a ghost without definite shape. In fact chapter 49 consisted of only four very short sentences.

And a goodbye is a serious conversation.

Did I read that or dream it? An almost fairy tale with the exotic as background and with travel and some suspense as alesssandro of its most palpable elements, it is a not an easy book to put down, precisely because it is so easy to read. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Okay, I know the past two paragraphs have been cryptic, I apologize. A great deal had changed.

Alessandro Baricco – Wikipedia

Seda or Silk, then comes across as a lyrical legend in which the underlying feeling or theme would seem to be Love. Rebecca Dautremer illustrated this story by Alessandro Baricco, so soft and subtle, telling her own aldssandro at the same time. Anche adesso ne sta pensando una delle sue.


The book — a tale of travel, passion and mysterious, silent communication — resonated with me immediately. Nov 13, Algernon rated it really liked it Shelves: But I do believe that I pointed him in the right direction. In reading the book again, I came to understand that I had been so preoccupied with where I was that I was blind to the journeys I could take with my mind.

Not to mention the woman that Herve loves? There are only a few exceptions: When you consider that Japan was closed to foreigners at that time and was a particularly dangerous place to be in many went there and were never to returnit took a great deal of courage for an individual such as Joncour to attempt to travel there.

View all 4 comments. In the following years his fame grew enormously throughout Europe, with his works topping the Italian and French best-seller lists.

Preview — Silk by Alessandro Baricco. Far from the country that mattered so much to me, I created homes for myself among books and writers. See all 13 questions about Silk….

Books by Alessandro Baricco. Voglia fare il favore di non indulgere in simili romanticherie. View all 11 comments. Prestito di una prestigiosa docente universitaria l’ho alesswndro con religiosa attenzione.

Goddamn it hit me hard.

The Scuola Holden hosts a variety of courses on narrative techniques including screenwriting, journalism, videogames, novels and short stories. When Herve returns this last time, charred villages and a way of life that he remembers are black phantoms upon the landscape. His theatrical monologue, Novecento, was adapted into film, titled The Legend of E neppure un racconto.


The prose is smooth, dr I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. I have allessandro tendency to picking up doom and gloom books. View all 16 comments. Il genio in alessamdro on Gioachino Rossiniand L’anima di Hegel e le mucche del Wisconsin ” Hegel ‘s Seya and the Cows of Wisconsin “, on the relation between music and modernity.

And then Joncour decides to build an aviary in France. 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. It took me a while to understand why even though the work is so short. As a tale it also baticco an element of the oral tradition, with periodic repetitions to help its audience remember, repetitions which have bothered some readers, but which for me made the reading faster.

Alessandro Baricco

This style of writing is quite unknown to me. Three of them are peaceful. No matter, it was beautiful The next short chapter with big print draws you immediately in until you suddenly reach alesxandro end. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. Animal Farm, Slaughterhouse 5.

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