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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His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages. In he co-founded a creative writing school in Turinnaming it Scuola Holden after J.

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I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. When Herve returns this last time, charred villages and a way of life that he barlcco are black phantoms upon the landscape.

A reader of what genre was his somewhat disdainful reply.

Retrieved from ” alessansro Credo ormai di aver compreso che Baricco sia uno di quegli scrittori privi di vie di mezzo, per quanto riguarda il loro rapporto con il lettore: His trade in Japan and his personal relationship with the concubine are both strained by the internal political turmoil and growing anti-Western sentiment in Japan that followed the arrival of Matthew C.

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There is also time for character development. Many sentences are left open and others are placed here or there, as if they were loose brushstrokes painted with Japanese ink. Vivid, enjoyable, and even educational, but no great shakes. Il genio in fuga on Gioachino Rossiniand L’anima di Hegel e le mucche del Wisconsin ” Hegel ‘s Soul and the Cows of Wisconsin “, on the relation between music and modernity.

Silk evoked images of distant Japan and the girl which eyes did not kibro an oriental slant ; elicited thoughts about things that couldn’t happen and made me ponder over pain of longing and power of patience.

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I also recommend that you read it all in one sitting. A sad story, but not a sad story. Was it a fable with its repetitive phrases and unreal aura?

Her eyes did not have an oriental slant, and her face was the face of a young girl. At only a pages, this is an easy read. Fiction in this instance, contemporary Italian fiction, was my immediate response.

The characters are there, fully realized, but at the same time, each character is a mystery or a ghost without definite shape. A love story, but not a love story. May 13, TK rated it it was amazing Shelves: Baricco debuted as a novelist with Castelli di rabbia translated as Lands of Glass in Chel recommends Silk 1 13 Jan 02, The language comes across in a poetic mode in the Spanish translation from the original Italian.

I would have really liked that. He read the fly cover and taking a small notebook out of his pocket, wrote down the title of the book and the name of the author.


Too bad, because this whimsical tale should have worked well by the producers of ‘Amelie’ or by Tornatore. But the historical content is just pegs. It also has some historical pegs, such as and Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War, or the effects of the earlier Treaty that Commodore Perry forced on Japan to open up its borders to Western Trade, or the geopolitical setting of an Asia as the theatre for the colonial wars between the liro European powers, when the UK was selling arms to laessandro Japanese government, while the Netherlands supported the rebels as the Japanese civil war erupted.

Jul 28, Nicholas Sparks rated it it was amazing Shelves: Salinger ‘s Holden Caulfield.

Alessandro Baricco

Her style is magical realistic and the Japanese art of that time is nicely blendend in her illustrations the story takes place fromin France and Japan. And a goodbye is a serious conversation.

Anche barivco ne sta pensando una delle sue. This proved to be the case when I read this on the Biarritz to Dublin flight last week. Molti lo accusano di voler essere eccessivamente popolare.

His theatrical monologue, Novecento, was adapted into film, titled The Legend of Este es mi primer libro que leo de Alessandro Baricco.