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: 3.88 · 90,654 ratings · 6,357 reviews · 60 distinct worksSimilar authors
Silk

3.83 avg rating — 28,503 ratings — published 1996 — 170 editions
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Novecento. Un monologo

4.20 avg rating — 15,182 ratings — published 1994 — 78 editions
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Ocean Sea

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4.12 avg rating — 11,934 ratings — published 1993 — 81 editions
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Mr Gwyn

4.06 avg rating — 4,929 ratings — published 2011 — 40 editions
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Castelli di rabbia

3.80 avg rating — 4,565 ratings — published 1991 — 55 editions
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City

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3.76 avg rating — 3,108 ratings — published 1999 — 51 editions
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Tre volte all'alba

3.61 avg rating — 2,991 ratings — published 2012 — 33 editions
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Emmaus

3.27 avg rating — 2,635 ratings — published 2009 — 41 editions
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Without Blood

3.51 avg rating — 3,557 ratings — published 2002 — 67 editions
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Questa storia

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3.78 avg rating — 1,843 ratings — published 2005 — 44 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 you will never live.”
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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