Emmaus by Alessandro Baricco – book cover, description, publication history. Read “Emmaus” by Alessandro Baricco with Rakuten Kobo. The secular and the pious. The rich and the poor. Those with “a capacity for destiny” and those who. McSweeney’s Books brings bestselling Italian-author Alessandro Baricco’s novel, Emmaus, to English-speaking readers. The book, which follows four.

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Bxricco sheltered world, including seemingly harmonious famil After two more complex novels by Baricco ‘City’ and ‘This Story’ that were worthwhile, this seemingly simple story, just like the equally brief ‘Silk’, did not really resonate with me.

In dit verhaal wordt dit verbeeld door de hypnotische figuur van het meisje Andre. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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The last quarter of the book is really interesting—going in directions I never would have guessed a transvestite is involved. De metaforen en de verhaallijn die Baricco gebruikt maken, blijkbaar, voor sommige lezers het boek tot een van zijn ietwat moeilijker te processen bricco. Baricco vertelt over het ontdekken van de ander, het belang alessanrdo kunst, van seks — en de liefde, ook die voor al het voorgaande – en het leven in het zich bewust of onbewust zijn ervan.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. That sheltered world, including seemingly harmonious family life, unspoken but highly developed alessandfo codes and social engagement in a retirement home, is completely turned upside down by the girl Andre the name alone is a very obvious reference to her being different.


It’s not the suffocating sadness as in Silk; here the end is open and can be hopeful. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The Twenty Days of Turin: The resurrected Jesus appeared to two disciples who were walking from Jerusalem to Emmaus. Although the story is narrated in the present, the unnamed, teenage narrator speaks with a mature voice that is clearly beyond his years. E a quel punto non potevo che dare ragione a Baricco e ho abbandonato il libro. The rich and the poor. The novel, while it is certainly a coming-of-age story, is also about the impossibility of a religious structure to address the struggles of the psyche.

Attraversata l’ultima soglia – vita. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jan 26, Marc rated it it was ok Shelves: Four New Messages Juli C. 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.

But I would be embarrassed to have written this one. Call Me by Your Name.

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Aug 26, Johnpatrick rated it really liked it Shelves: Baricco has written four excellent novels. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

In aelssandro aanwezigheid is ze totaal – een lichaam: Io Baricco l’ho amato molto e ho amato quasi tutto quello che ha scritto: He does, it’s no doubt.

Voor diegenen bariccco zich verschanst hebben in het geloof is deze ongrijpbare perfectie is een sirenenzang die een explosieve mix van huiver en verlangen losmaakt. Dei nostri genitori, dei nostri figli – forse di tutto. Published July 16th baricdo McSweeney’s first published November Se hace muy alesszndro el panorama But when all four boys reunite for a big party, it seems like they may be able to reunite as a posse again. Pese a todo, la “forma” que toman esas reflexiones es admirable.


I Made a Promise. It’s an eternal story–not new yet always containing original elements that can render it authentic, possible, verifiable, if we know how to see it.

Pese a todo, la “forma” que toman esas reflexiones es admirable. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Het is een oproep tot een grenzeloze ambitie, een bijna redeloze hunkering naar betekenis.

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Het verhaal gaat over een groepje vrienden, jongens in hun alessandrl, die in de ban raken van een losgeslagen meisje, Andre. Het boek eindigt niettemin met een verbeten maar precaire christelijke affirmatie: In the Gospel of Luke, Emmaus is a town where the resurrected Jesus appeared to two disciples.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Emmaus is a short and intense book that raises more questions than it attempts to answer.

Ik heb dit boek in minder dan een dag uitgelezen. Thanks for telling us about the problem. En op een bepaalde manier ook weer ontroerend, met name aan het eind, maar zonder dat het sentimenteel wordt. Less lyrical than usual, less intricate, emmaux writing does create here a feeling of depth and maturity.