Publish date: October 1997
Publisher: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli
Pages no: 234
Edition language: Italian
This book is a puzzling magical story. Steeped in mythmaking & whimsy and it's at the junction of this seeming contrast that "Ocean Sea" shows us it's magic and like all magic, there is a dark side, the shadows and nightmares that make us hold on for the light. Also the sea itself, is very much a ch...
This came in the mail today, and thus I had it tucked in my bag when I went to pick up lunch. It may be better than Silk. The first chapter describes a painter painting an invisible picture of the sea using sea water. Because he's trying to capture the beauty that can't be seen. Baricco's lyrical pr...
For me, I've had to read and then reread each page, and still I'm not terribly sure I understand this book! My best explanation of the plot: A group of diverse people all look for answers an...