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Alessandro Baricco - Author


Alessandro Baricco, loved by readers worldwide for his innovative take on magic realism, his atmospheric novels and memorable characters, is one of Italy’s bestselling and most acclaimed authors. His previous novels have been published in the UK by Canongate and Vintage in the US.

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The Young Bride by Alessandro Baricco
The Young Bride
Alessandro Baricco
Maxim Jakubowski September 2016 Highly Recommended. Baricco is an Italian author who treads a delicate line between fables (SILK) and the post-modern novel (MR GWYN). His latest combines both these strands with elegance and disconcerting imagination...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2016

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