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E neppure un racconto. Il lago non si sa. Get A Copy. Paperback , Universale Economica , pages. Published August 21st by Feltrinelli first published More Details Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Seta , please sign up. I'm not ashamed to recognise this is one of the most mesmerising books I have ever read, every single image described has stayed with me for years Kevin I can understand your fascination with the book.

I only discovered it yesterday and devoured it in one sitting. What is the ending of the story of silk Alessandro Baricco? Roven Abagat Joncour went to Japan to buy silkworm egg. His father is the mayor of the town where he came from.

He already went to military but as time passed, he …more Joncour went to Japan to buy silkworm egg. He already went to military but as time passed, he was able to create a business out of silkworm eggs that was able to suffice the needs of his wife. Unfortunately, an epidemic spread through their land, which cause his bankruptcy and forced him to go overseas. He came from Rusia before he step in Japan. He met Hara Kei to buy eggs. Hara Kei wish to see him back to his land. Hara Kei said to him that the eggs that he is selling are eggs from the fish.

Joncour said he know that. He paid based on the price that Hara Kei gave. Hara Kei said if you leave here you will get what you want. See all 19 questions about Seta…. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details.

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It was translated into English in by Guido Waldman. A new English translation by Ann Goldstein was published in His first trip to Japan takes place in the Bakumatsu period , when Japan was still largely closed to foreigners. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. His trade in Japan and his personal relationship with the concubine are both strained by the internal political turmoil and growing anti-Western sentiment in Japan that followed the arrival of Matthew C.



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