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While most of Baricco’s other novels end with a positive note, this one left me with a bitter aftertaste and the strange sensation of walking through mud: In haar aanwezigheid is ze totaal – een lichaam: The review must be at least 50 characters long.

He stopped, and with a graceful smile said to the boy, Have you seen Andre?

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Therefore no nostalgia is due us, nor do we have available a way to alessansro back…nothing happened. July 27, by Paul Debraski. But it’s not the story itself that’s surprising, it’s the tonality. Het boek is opnieuw boeiend, heel menselijk en herkenbaar vooral voor mannenmaar ook confronterend.

Catholic guilt is some bad shit. Less lyrical than usual, less intricate, his writing does create here a feeling of depth and maturity. While sex is central to much of the action of this novel, issues of class and faith form the thematic heart of the tight first person narrative.


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And while I am a part of this intended audience, not everyone has my high tolerance for sensless death, church lore and middle-class meditations. Jun 21, Giorgia Imbriani rated it liked it. Have you seen Andre? Es un libro que gira alrededor de reflexiones religiosas que tienen poca o ninguna resonancia en mi mundo.

Then we return to the ward and put everything back in place. That sheltered world, including seemingly harmonious famil After two more complex novels by Baricco ‘City’ and ‘This Story’ that were worthwhile, xlessandro seemingly simple story, just like the equally brief ‘Silk’, did not really resonate with me.

Four teenage boys stand on a bridge in the rain, staring down at a fast-flowing river. I Made a Promise. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Please review your cart. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Suggested Reads May 10, Ognuno di loro, una volta iniziata alwssandro spinta verso la crescita, muore. On the balconies, tough, silent plants promising nothing are protected by green awnings from the dust of the streets. So it goes without saying that slightly masculine girls are more attractive to us.

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A brilliant portrait of the perils and uncertainties of youth and faith, Emmaus is a remarkable novel from one of the very best writers in Europe. Some elevators have a mechanism whereby if you insert a coin you gain the privilege of assisted ascent.

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I recommend this book with hesitation, because I feel it will appeal to a very specific audience. Silk Movie Tie-in Edition. I would certainly look for more works by Baricco. But, at the same time, it is also the story of how, amid the ruins, the confusing world of resurrection appears. Emmaus was nominated for the Impac Dublin Awards! Voor diegenen die zich verschanst hebben in het geloof is deze ongrijpbare perfectie is een sirenenzang die een explosieve mix van huiver en verlangen losmaakt.

A Book of Uncommon Prayer. Evenmin betwijfel ik dat mijn heengaan heftiger zal blijken te zijn dan al mijn angsten.

Zij is, vanuit christelijke moraliteit gezien, verdorven. Demoledora la frase del protagonista que resume el libro: He had had a girlfriend who did it. In dit verhaal wordt dit verbeeld door de hypnotische figuur van het meisje Andre.

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Yet we believe fiercely, hungrily; our faith is not tranquil but an uncontrolled passion, like a physical need, an urgency. It features an anonymous teenaged narrator and his three friends, Luke, Bobby and the Saint. It features an anonymous teenaged narrator and his three friends, Luke, Bobby and the Saint.