Silk by Alessandro Baricco (book Analysis)

Silk by Alessandro Baricco (book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

eBook - 2016
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Silk with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Silk by Alessandro Baricco, which tells the story of Hervé Joncour, a French silkworm merchant during the 19th century. Following an epidemic which infects silkworm eggs across the world, he is forced to travel to Japan to continue his trade. He meets a woman there that fascinates him, and he returns numerous times to try and see her, desperate to discover her identity. Silk was an immediate bestseller in Italy, where it has sold over 300,000 copies to date. The novel has been translated into 27 languages, and has won admirers all over the world thanks to its compelling historical plot and delicate, poetic writing style. Alessandro Baricco is an Italian writer, composer and filmmaker. He has written a number of novels, is a contributor to the Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica and teaches at the Scuola Holden, a school of narrative techniques that he cofounded in 1993. Find out everything you need to know about Silk in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: - A complete plot summary - Character studies - Key themes and symbols - Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time.
Publisher: [United States] : Primento Digital : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
ISBN: 2806287901
9782806287908
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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