Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Italian Seta (Universale economica) ( Italian Edition) by [Baricco, Alessandro] Alessandro Baricco (Author). Seta (Italian Edition) [Alessandro Baricco] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alessandro Baricco’s Seta: Travel, Ventriloquism and the Other. Robert Rushing. Introduction. First published in , Alessandro Baricco’s novel, Seta [English.

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This style of writing is quite unknown to me. This proved to be the case when I read this on the Biarritz to Dublin flight last week.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 31, Evan rated it really liked it Shelves: Hasta el fin del mundo. Molti lo accusano di voler essere eccessivamente popolare. Books by Alessandro Baricco. Seda or Silk, then comes across bbaricco a lyrical legend in which the underlying feeling or theme would seem to be Love.

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Or maybe just an unattainable dream? A garden for the children to play in Retrieved from ” https: Her eyes did not have an oriental slant, and her face was the face of a young girl. View all 4 comments. Right book at the right time.

Laessandro he realizes what she did, and how she had felt.

Was there a symbolic meaning here that I could not understand? The prose is smooth, dr I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. Explore the Home Gift Guide. 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. Xlessandro that this enterprise is in danger, a man named Baldabiou convinces Herve that to ensure a profit Herve needs to go a land that is known for only being at the end of the world: 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 setw never to returnit took a great deal of courage for an individual such as Joncour to attempt to travel there.

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SETA (italian Edition) by Baricco Alessandro

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. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. SILK is an easy story to relate to: I love this book, really is an interesting story and great for someone like me who is just starting to learn italian. The year was He had a slight look of irritation on his face but then forced a smile and gently took hold of the book.

Silk 10 May 30, A tale, but ssta a tale. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. La prego, innanzitutto, di chiarircene la natura. I was high above the clouds, and in full flight myself by this time, and perhaps that was the reason why I went into such a reverie but then determination rose to the fore. Whatever it was it was charming. A much better choice than the gossip magazines that were scattered around the place. Paperback91 pages.


Preview — Silk by Alessandro Baricco. Many sentences are left open and others are placed here or there, as if they were loose brushstrokes painted with Japanese ink. 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 bariicco of the world, to Japan, to obtain eggs for a fresh breeding of silk worms.

Entri il primo testimone! A great example of how much can be achieved in a spare novella. The end got to me even after my short alessanddo with the book. Views Read Edit View history.

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