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His mind, however, seems distracted by the young girl. Made me cry, it did. View all 16 comments.

‘Silk’ Luxuriates In The Bittersweet Pain Of Love And Longing

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Baricco’s language is exquisitely phrased. Was it a fable with its repetitive phrases and unreal aura?

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View all 3 comments. I remember that at one point in my silk alessandro baricco I was only reading books over pages. Ma sa anche lei quanto le vicissitudini legate al signor Baricco siano controverse. A great deal had changed.

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