Alessandro Baricco





Alessandro Baricco

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born
in Turin, Italy
January 25, 1958

gender
male

genre

influences


About this author

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 · 43,216 ratings · 2,988 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
Silk
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 15,002 ratings — published 1996 — 119 editions
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Novecento. Un monologo
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 6,903 ratings — published 1994 — 59 editions
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Ocean Sea
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 5,893 ratings — published 1993 — 58 editions
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Castelli di rabbia
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 2,363 ratings — published 1991 — 40 editions
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Mr Gwyn
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,010 ratings — published 2011 — 24 editions
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City
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,911 ratings — published 1999 — 43 editions
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Without Blood
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 2,000 ratings — published 2002 — 53 editions
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Emmaus
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 1,298 ratings — published 2001 — 30 editions
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Questa storia
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,026 ratings — published 2005 — 33 editions
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An Iliad
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 1,468 ratings — published 2004 — 37 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
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“This is the seashore. Neither land nor sea. It’s a place that does not exist.”
Alessandro Baricco, Ocean Sea

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