Buy a cheap copy of Seta book by Alessandro Baricco. The year is Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their . Alessandro Baricco’s Seta: Travel, Ventriloquism and the Other. Robert Rushing. Introduction. First published in , Alessandro Baricco’s novel, Seta [English. Get FREE shipping on Seta by Alessandro Baricco, from

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The narration is not factual, but essentially evocative.

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Perry in Endo Bay. Was it a parable of human life with all i I have a tendency to picking up doom and gloom books.

Hasta el fin del mundo. May 13, TK rated it it was amazing Shelves: But not this time, not this time. Vitaly The protagonist lives the rest of his life in solemn tranquility and tells strangers stories about his travels to Japan. 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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Incorrect alessansro date 3 57 Mar 25, This article about a s novel is a stub. He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons. How their secret affair develops and how it unfolds is told in a narration as beautiful, smooth and seamless as a piece of the finest silk. Ma sa anche lei quanto le vicissitudini legate al signor Baricco siano controverse.

A novel, but not a novel. I hate when other reviewers do that, but it seems secrecy is the only way I can explain how powerful this story is. Silk I don’t want to write a long review, scrutinizing the naricco or the characters motivations. He knew that if he heaped detail upon detail, during this part, the mystery and intrigue of the story would become lost. Refresh and try again. Een teer en verdrietig verhaal over liefde en verlangen.

The contents of the book appear to give off a lambent glow for some obscure reason.

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At times, it may feel as if you don’t understand the significance of each passing symbol or action. A sad story, but not a sad story. I never imagined I would like a book where the main character makes a living by buying silkworms. During his stay setz Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

And a goodbye is a serious conversation. Right book at the right time. It took me a while to understand why even though the work is so short. Anche adesso ne sta pensando una delle sue. Five stars, without qualification.


I was high above the clouds, and in alesssandro 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. Goddamn it hit me hard.

Seta is a novel by the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco. But as it went on I grew more impressed with the small seeds Baricco has planted that lead to a couple of major surprises. Sting “Fragile” On alessajdro on the rain will fall Like tears from a star, like tears from a star On and on the rain will say How fragile we are, how fragile we are – soundtrack listing: 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.

Silk by Alessandro Baricco.