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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One of those people arrived and opened the car doors, and they both got in. You want what is forbidden, and lots of it, even as you condemn it. Que nunca ha pasado nada. Emaus and Questa Storia are my least favourite books by Baricco.

The Best Books of We were eating our sandwiches, standing up. It is a coming-of-age story of 4 young males from the lower social class, who lead a more or less sheltered life that is strongly influenced by a social and cultural type of Roman Catholicism, which to my knowledge almost only exists in Italy and Poland.

Es un libro que gira alrededor de reflexiones religiosas que tienen poca o ninguna resonancia en mi mundo. But I would be embarrassed to have written this one. Another is the word death. View all 11 comments. Dice que no ha pasado nada. Since then, the boys have been obsessed with the girl who tried to kill herself—the girl who takes men one after another into the bathroom of the local cinema, and who is forcing these devout Catholic boys to question everything they know about devotion, desire, and sin.

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Nog een prachtig boek van Baricco, met weer veel filosofische diepgang, en waar lichamelijkheid en identiteit weer een centrale, filosofische rol blijkt te spelen. Geen van de protagonisten in dit boek is in staat zijn vroegere onschuld restloos te herwinnen.

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Translated from the original Spanish by Ann Goldstein, this version has been given a fresh coat of paint for a new audience with beautiful cover art from Robyn O’Neil.

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I protagonisti sono quattro ragazzi diciassettenni divisi tra scuola e parrocchia. Nooit eerder heb ik de behoefte gevoeld om woorden te kunnen omhelzen.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. Baricco has written four excellent novels. A Still Moon and Stars. Lists with This Book. Y es que si das un sorb Dicen que esta novela pertenece al estilo Baricco. For generations, our families have worked to hone life to the point where every bit of evidence is removed—any rough spot that could get the attention of a distant eye.

E a quel punto non potevo che dare ragione a Baricco e ho abbandonato il libro. Another is the word death. Our Lady of the Forest. View all 6 comments. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Which is to say you can’t possibly believe anyone would engage in acts you engage in. Remote, she appears from time to time, always in matters that have nothing to do with us.

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