Without Blood

Without Blood

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In a farmhouse deep in the Italian countryside a horrifying act of violence occurs. The one family survivor from this vendetta is four-year-old Nina. And she lives only because of an extraordinary act of mercy. Many years later, as a woman in her fifties, Nina meets her childhood saviour and revisits the events of that fateful night, events which have shaped her entire life. Without Blood is a haunting novella about longing, memory and forgiveness from the much-loved author of Silk.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 130 x 181 x 8mm | 89g
  • Text Publishing Co
  • The Text Publishing Company
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • 1877008974
  • 9781877008979

About Alessandro Baricco

Alessandro Baricco was born in Turin in 1958. He is the author of two previous novels, Castelli di rabbia, which won the Prix M-dicis and the Campiello prize, and Oceano mare, which won the Viareggio and Palazzo del Bosco prizes. He has also written works in the field of musicology. He is highly regarded in Italy for his television programmes, one on opera, the other on literature. Silk, which became and immediate bestseller in Italy, has been published in sixteen languages - including Japanese.show more