by Alessandro Baricco | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1860463665 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Rach-489 of Woking, Surrey United Kingdom on 11/11/2004
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Rach-489 from Woking, Surrey United Kingdom on Thursday, November 11, 2004
A beautiful story, so simply put. The book is only 104 pages long.

France 1861, A young silk breeder has to travel overland to distant Japan, out of bounds to foreigners, to smuggle out healthy silk-worms, when an epidemic has wiped out the European hatcheries. He sets eyes upon his Japanese hosts concubine and is at once in love, with never a word spoken.

Going in the All and Everything BookBox

Journal Entry 2 by Rach-489 at on Sunday, April 3, 2005

Released 19 yrs ago (4/2/2005 UTC) at



Released in the All or Everything Bookbox

Journal Entry 3 by appletreen from Coalville, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Saturday, April 9, 2005
Taken from the All and Everything Bookbox as it looks very interesting despite not being my usual type of book.

Journal Entry 4 by appletreen from Coalville, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Monday, June 27, 2005
Had this book been in a library, shop, or offered as a book ring I would more than likely have dismissed it. Because it sat there in a book box it spoke to me, it told me it was only small and that I would really enjoy it. This tiny tome did not lie to me.

Silk is less like a novel (I’ve written longer essays in my time at university) and more like poetry. There is enough in the story to set the imagination on fire. Silk is a story of strong emotions and the space created by the narrative allows the reader to explore the many emotions rather than drowning the feelings with unnecessary words. This book is well worth reading.

Althogh not a TBR book I am slipping it into the TBR Bookbox so that it can travel a little more.

Journal Entry 5 by LynCollyer from Coalville, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Monday, July 4, 2005
Just a nice thin book to create a short read, or so I thought.Nice short chapters(1 or 2 pages each )Very thought provoking though.

Journal Entry 6 by appletreen from Coalville, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 5, 2005
Going in the virtual TBR bookbox.

Selected by AppleAngel.

Journal Entry 7 by AppleAngel on Monday, July 25, 2005
looks good! Received this 3 days ago with the other 3 books.

Journal Entry 8 by AppleAngel on Thursday, September 15, 2005
loved it! Thanks! Will be releasing it as available.

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