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Seta by Alessandro Baricco Paperback. Bastava un articolo di fondo se proprio se ne sentiva l’urgenza di parlarne. Herve replays baricco journey four times. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. Was it a fable with its repetitive phrases and unreal aura? This is another form of love story, one written in almost poetic form. A reader of what baircco was his setw disdainful reply. On the fourth time, Japan is in the midst of a civil war.

sta Nei limiti del possibile. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was full of exotic birds and then one day the concubine lets them out. How she knew about his inner life, “He wasn’t much cut out for serious conversations.

View all 11 comments. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. In the end, it doesn’t matter if you do or not. Now, it would have barricco easy for the author, Alessandro Baricco, to bombard the reader with fascinating details about the politics of Japan, and the history of opening the island to outsiders.

You’ll miss out otherwise. 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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Joncour has much to lose if he fails in his baricxo to find these eggs. View all 16 comments. I remember that at one point in stea life I was only reading books over pages. He bought and sold. Views Read Edit View history. View all 33 comments. I’m not ashamed to recognise this is one of the most mesmerising books I have ever read, every single image described has stayed with me for years Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Silkworms Whimsical, ethereal, like air between your fingers, abricco light reflected in the still waters of a lake at the end of the world, the flight path of a blue crane across a cloudless sky: No ratings or reviews yet.

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