Ocean Sea

Ocean Sea

Alessandro Baricco


"Exotic...erotic... Ocean Sea is very romantic and breathtakingly lyrical."--The ny instances e-book Review

With Silk, his first novel to seem in English, Alessandro Baricco instantly proved himself to be a mystical storyteller. With Ocean Sea, he has been acclaimed because the successor to Italo Calvino, and a tremendous voice in glossy literature.

In Ocean Sea, Alessandro Baricco offers a hypnotizing postmodern delusion of human malady--psychological, existential, erotic--and the ocean as a way of deliverance. on the Almayer resort, a distant coastline inn, an artist dips his brush in a cup of ocean water to color a portrait of the ocean. A scientist pens love letters to a girl he has but to satisfy. An adulteress searches for aid from her proclivity to fall in love. And a sixteen-year-old lady seeks a medication from a mysterious which technological know-how has did not treatment. while those humans meet, their fates start to engage as though through layout. input a strong tempest and a ghostly mariner with a thirst for vengeance, and the resort turns into a spot the place future and wish conflict for the higher hand. Playful, provocative, and finally profound, Ocean Sea is a unique of impressive originality and knowledge.

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