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Silk by Alessandro Baricco

May 13, TK rated it it was amazing Shelves: As a tale it also has an element of the oral tradition, with periodic repetitions to help its audience reme This read was a nice break after reading long books.

Views Read Edit View history. Prestito di una prestigiosa docente universitaria l’ho letto con religiosa attenzione. This style of writing is quite unknown to me.


KR KY, with slight fix in Anche adesso ne sta pensando una delle sue. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Alessadnro Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Was it a parable of human life with all its ambitions and failures? Yes the birds did return. Beautifully written, surrounded by a veil of mystery, fragile like silkworms eggs and delicate as silk thread.


Pensi soltanto a Sherazade, pensi al potere salvifico del raccontare a voce alta. Silenzio, prego due colpi col martelletto.

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I hate when other reviewers do that, but it seems secrecy is the only way I can explain how powerful this story is. Instead, Baricco uses only the least bit of detail to convey such a tumultuous time of Japanese and world history. Silk reads like a gauzy flowing breeze. Il lago non si sa. Comfortable language, cozy, gentle.

Animal Farm, Slaughterhouse 5. Flaubert was writing Salammbo, baricdo light remained hypothetical, and Abraham Lincoln, beyond the Ocean, was fighting a war of which he was not to see the finish.

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Vitaly The protagonist lives the rest of his life in solemn tranquility alssandro tells strangers stories about his travels to Japan. My advice on this book would be: Hasta el fin del mundo.


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Scrivano, sta prendendo nota? He spoke softly, staring into the air, at things the others couldn’t see. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. The end got baricck me even after my short acquaintance with the book.

Goddamn it hit me hard. An absolutely super work! Alesssndro all 13 questions about Silk…. View all 16 comments. Mar 30, Kelly rated it really liked it Shelves: What matters most is the feeling you experience while you absorb it.

And then Joncour decides to build an aviary in France. It was the aviary that Hara Kei had that intrigued me. Was it a fable with its repetitive phrases and unreal aura? View all 8 comments.