Novecento. Un monologo

Novecento. Un monologo

Il Virginian era un piroscafo. Negli anni tra le due guerre faceva la spola tra Europa e America, con il suo carico di miliardari, di emigranti e di gente qualsiasi. Dicono che sul Virginian si esibisse ogni sera un pianista straordinario, dalla tecnica strabiliante, capace di suonare una musica mai sentita prima, meravigliosa. Dicono che la sua storia fosse pazzesca, che fosse nato su quella nave e che da lì non fosse mai sceso. Dicono che nessuno sapesse il perché.

Title:Novecento. Un monologo
Edition Language:Italian
ISBN:9788807813023
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  • Dhanaraj Rajan

    "The world is the piano of God and on which I can not play." - says the most famous Pianist Novecento (1900).This is a short and provocative story with an interesting philosophy at the end. The story ...

  • Claudia

    Mr. Baricco does not write words; he writes emotions, although writes is not a proper term; more like it, draws emotions.This is the second of his books that I'm reading and it left me breathless, as ...

  • Alina

    I am under the impression that Baricco writes pure emotions.. "Millions and billions of keys that never end and this is the real truth, that they never end and that keyboard is infinite /If that ke...

  • Beewhisperer

    One of my favorite book! It's short but complete, filled with images, sounds and emotions. It took me away and never completely left me. ...

  • Liz

    Life from a point of view of somebody who never lived. At least not in a way that is familiar to us. Novecento lives on the ship from the very beginning, he never leaves it. Never steps on land. Inste...

  • Emanuela

    I cried all my tears out...

  • Victoria Haf

    This is the story of an exceptional pianist, who was born and lived on board of the Virginian, incapable of getting off and facing life on land. Music, the one that he makes because the ocean is big a...

  • Philippe

    A nice story that circles around a familiar Baricco theme: the loner, in an enclave, searching for perfection, for the purity of the Platonic eidos. ...

  • Maddalena

    Imagine living your entire life on a boat,--a huge cruise ship! Your entire world is that ship and nothing else. You cannot know what the real world is; you don’t even know how the sand or just-mowe...

  • Emeraldia Ayakashi

    What we can say is that Alessandro Baricco knows you carry a few words in his world, and a unique world full of magic. After worshiping Castles anger and sea Ocean (I oddly less marked Silk, his bests...