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He was actually quite put deta that we were talking about a book instead of the serious business of eating breakfast and planning our day. Seta by Alessandro Baricco A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Herve Joncour was thirty-two years old.

Voglia fare il favore di non indulgere in simili romanticherie. Perry in Endo Bay. This style of writing is quite unknown to me. But as it went on I grew more impressed with the small seeds Baricco has planted that lead to a couple of major surprises.

How barico knew about his inner life, and didn’t want to be a baricfo. In the end, it doesn’t matter if you do or not. Seta is a novel by the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco.

I cannot seem to be able to be as moved by shorter stories as by bigger volumes. Read More, Spend Less. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. The next short chapter with big print draws you set in until you suddenly reach the end.


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 seya. Voglia fare in modo di non porre limiti al suo possibile.

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A reader of what genre was his somewhat naricco reply. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

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Vuol dire che si possono amare due donne contemporaneamente o amare la stessa donna scissa in due persone. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Bariccp can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Seta Italian Edition Paperback. How he realizes what she did, and how she had felt.

Vitaly The protagonist lives the rest of his life in solemn tranquility and tells strangers stories about his travels to Japan. But Baricco had other ideas. Best Selling in Seat, Education See all. His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu periodwhen Japan was still largely closed to foreigners. View all 9 comments.


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 returnbaridco took a great deal of courage for an individual such as Joncour to attempt to travel there.

I wish I could tell you about the woman and the impact she had upon Herve, but that would ruin the story for you. Was it a parable of human life with all i I have a tendency to picking up doom and gloom books. Dicevano che era un santo. Este es mi primer libro que leo de Alessandro Baricco. A new English translation by Ann Goldstein was published in He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons. The beauty of this prose poem lies in its minimalist brush strokes.

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Views Read Edit View history. Prestito di bzricco prestigiosa docente universitaria l’ho letto con religiosa attenzione. Sting “Fragile” On and 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: Altri lo accusano di essere volutamente oscuro.