Silk

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Set in 1861, this startling, sensual, hypnotically compelling novel tells a story of adventure, sexual enthrallment, and a love so powerful that it unhinges a mans life.
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Grouped Work ID 3dc5f62c-d58f-2e29-f116-9e33c4c6332e
Full title silk
Author baricco alessandro
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-06-20 22:54:37PM
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display_description The year is 1861. Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their gemlike eggs. Then circumstances compel him to travel farther, beyond the edge of the known, to a country legendary for the quality of its silk and its hostility to foreigners: Japan.

There Joncour meets a woman. They do not touch; they do not even speak. And he cannot read the note she sends him until he has returned to his own country. But in the moment he does, Joncour is possessed.

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subject_facet France -- History -- 1848-1870 -- Fiction, French -- Travel -- Japan -- Fiction, Historical fiction, American, Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Love stories, American, Silk industry -- France -- Fiction, Silk industry -- Japan -- Fiction
title_display Silk
title_full Silk, Silk / Alessandro Baricco ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
title_short Silk
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topic_facet Fiction, French, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, History, Literature, Love stories, American, Silk industry, Travel