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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
Grouping Title silk
Grouping Author baricco alessandro
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Goldstein, Ann, 1949-
author Baricco, Alessandro, 1958-
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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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
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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
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title_full Silk
Silk / Alessandro Baricco ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
title_short Silk
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Historical Fiction
Historical fiction, American
Love stories, American
Silk industry