Silk (Italian: Seta) is a novel by the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco. It was translated into English in by Guido Waldman. A new English translation by . The year is Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their gemlike eggs. Then circumstances compel him. Silk by Alessandro Baricco To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Passion by Jeanette Winterson The Fault in Our Stars by John Green We by Yevgeny.
“Silk has the brilliant colors and the enchantment of a miniature Vividly erotic.” --Newsday “A riveting, lyrical love story, an accomplished historical fiction, . Silk. Alessandro Baricco, Author, Guido Waldman, Translator HarperCollins Publishers $15 (96p) ISBN I first read Alessandro Baricco's Silk in , in its English translation by Guido Waldman. The book — a tale of travel, passion and mysterious.
Silk worm procurer Herve Joncour falls for the mistress of a local Japanese village lord, Hara Kei, as he travels several times to Japan following. Silk by Alessandro Baricco - book cover, description, publication history. It is said that the finest silk feels like nothing between the fingertips. Alessandro Baricco's international bestseller, Silk, was fine in every sense. I am speaking (or rather singing) in this case of Silk by Italian author Alessandro Baricco. Like many an Italian film, and like the writings of Italo.