Alessandro Baricco





Alessandro Baricco


Born
in Turin, Italy
January 25, 1958

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Alessandro Baricco is a popular Italian writer, director and performer. His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages, and include Lands of Glass, Silk, Ocean Sea, City, and Without Blood. His theatrical monologue, Novecento, was adapted into film, titled The Legend of 1900.

He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons.

Average rating: 3.86 · 53,547 ratings · 3,707 reviews · 32 distinct works · Similar authors
Silk

3.81 avg rating — 18,125 ratings — published 1996 — 136 editions
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Novecento. Un monologo

4.17 avg rating — 8,598 ratings — published 1994 — 64 editions
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Ocean Sea

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4.15 avg rating — 7,231 ratings — published 1993 — 65 editions
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Mr Gwyn

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2,726 ratings — published 2011 — 30 editions
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Castelli di rabbia

3.80 avg rating — 2,877 ratings — published 1991 — 44 editions
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City

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3.72 avg rating — 2,221 ratings — published 1999 — 43 editions
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Without Blood

3.48 avg rating — 2,366 ratings — published 2002 — 57 editions
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Emmaus

3.23 avg rating — 1,574 ratings — published 2009 — 33 editions
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Tre volte all'alba

3.54 avg rating — 1,413 ratings — published 2012 — 22 editions
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Questa storia

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3.74 avg rating — 1,215 ratings — published 2005 — 34 editions
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“إنه ألمٌ غـريب , أن تموت من الحنين لشـيء.. لم تعشـه أبداً”
Alessandro Baricco, Silk

“It's a strange grief… to die of nostalgia for something you never lived.”
Alessandro Baricco, Silk

“This is the seashore. Neither land nor sea. It’s a place that does not exist.”
Alessandro Baricco, Ocean Sea

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