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The next short chapter with big print draws you immediately in until you suddenly reach the end. La letteratura deve essere seducente. Animal Farm, Slaughterhouse 5. View all 8 comments. I had no idea what kind of books she read but she promised me that she would read it that evening and the next morning we sat down, with her husband John, and discussed the book.

Silk is a celebration of love, adventure and storytelling. La prego, innanzitutto, di chiarircene la natura. His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu periodwhen Japan was still largely closed to foreigners.

Joncour has much to lose if he fails in his endeavours to find these eggs. A much better choice than the gossip magazines that were scattered around the place. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. No ratings or reviews yet. 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. Barico is easily one of the top ten books I have read in the past eighteen months or so.


Baricco lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Entri il primo testimone! A sad story, but not a sad story. The end got to me even after my short acquaintance with the book.

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The language comes across in a poetic mode in the Spanish translation from the original Italian. 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.

Goddamn it hit me hard. The beauty of this prose poem lies in its minimalist brush strokes. Harry Potter Years by J.

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SETA (italian Edition) by Baricco Alessandro

Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. La magia del manufatto, nel nostro caso uova di baco da seta, consiste nel loro essere intatte e perfette, non ssta dalla malattia che sta invece contagiando i bachi europei.


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Was there a symbolic meaning here that I could not understand? Vuol dire che si possono amare due donne contemporaneamente o amare la stessa donna scissa in due persone. Herve replays this journey four times. E racconta essenzialmente storie che piacciono a lui. Vintage Paperback Paperback Books. We had differing opinions, especially on the letters and the two bariccco.