Get a FREE Books of the Moment  sampler!
Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List
Best Seller
The Young Bride by Alessandro Baricco

The Young Bride

The Young Bride by Alessandro Baricco
Paperback
Jul 19, 2016 | 192 Pages
See All Formats (1) +
  • Paperback $16.00

    Jul 19, 2016 | 192 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Jul 19, 2016 | 192 Pages

Product Details

Praise

Praise for The Young Bride

“Mr.Baricco spins it all together into a work of elegance, eroticisim and playful make-believe.”
—The Wall Street Journal

“This tale of lost innocence is poignantly told, “written” by a self-aware narrator who seamlessly shifts perspectives, giving the impression of being every character as well as the storyteller.”
—The New Yorker

“Opaque, fascinating and delicate, a story that will insidiously grow roots in your mind.”
—Lovereading (UK)

“A luminous and alarming lesson on desire.”
La Stampa (Italy)

“It is a book about writing: about the relationship between the author’s life, his state of mind, his craft and his material…Baricco had a fine old time giving this virtuouso literary performance.”
European Literature Network

Praise for Alessandro Baricco

Silk has the brilliant colors . . . and the enchantment of a miniature. Vividly erotic.”—Newsday

Silk is a riveting, lyrical love story, an accomplished historical fiction, a compact, condensed . . . epic about human hearts in crisis.”
—Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered

Three Times at Dawn reads like the love child of Virginia Woolf and Haruki Murakami.”
—Rachel Donadio, New York Times
 
“[Mr. Gwyn’s] shifting perspectives and impressive handling of ambiguity make it an entirely beguiling read: a cerebral mystery contained with a tale of artistic struggle.”
—Tobias Carroll, Star Tribune
 
Silk is a heart-breaking love story . . . A stylistic tour de force [and] a literary gem of bewitching power.”—The Sunday Times

Looking for More Great Reads?
Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now
Back to Top