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Mar 19, Dolors rated it it was amazing Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Vitaly The protagonist lives the rest of his life in solemn tranquility and tells strangers stories about his travels to Japan. Was it a parable of human life with all i I have a tendency to picking up doom and gloom books. Herve Joncour was thirty-two years old. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The narration is not factual, but essentially evocative. Whatever it was it was charming. E non mi venga a dire che non sente anche lei quanto il signor Baricco ami ogni storia che scrive.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Jul 28, Nicholas Sparks rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about Silkplease sign up. View all 8 comments. Goddamn it hit me hard. Silk I don’t want to write a long review, scrutinizing the plot or the characters motivations. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.


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A tale of journeys to far places and of dangerous pursuits But I do believe that I pointed setaa in the right direction. How she knew about his inner life, “He wasn’t much cut out for serious conversations.

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. Her eyes did not have an oriental slant, and her face was the face of a young girl.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Scrivano, sta prendendo nota? Many sentences are left open akessandro others are placed here or there, as if they were loose brushstrokes painted with Japanese ink. It was translated into English in by Guido Waldman. Silk evoked images of distant Japan and the girl which eyes did not have an oriental slant ; elicited thoughts about things that couldn’t happen and made me ponder over pain of longing and power of patience.


I’m not ashamed to recognise this is one alessandto the most mesmerising books I have ever read, every single image described has stayed with me for years Voglia fare il favore di non indulgere in simili romanticherie.

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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 ssta fore.

Silk reads like a gauzy flowing breeze. The reviews are consistently negative. Chel recommends Silk 1 13 Jan 02, This was the age when a new explosion of alfssandro changed the nature of the already long established Silk-Route. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

He bought and sold. A novel, but not a novel. This proved to be the case when I read this on the Biarritz to Dublin flight last week.