Silk Summary
Alessandro Baricco

Everything you need to understand or teach Silk by Alessandro Baricco.

  • Silk Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Silk Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Silk Summary

Hervé Joncour travels the world buying silkworm eggs and eventually travels as far as Japan. He buys eggs from Hara Kei, a French-speaking nobleman. Joncour falls in love with his mistress. During his second visit to Japan, Joncour learns about the aviary of exotic birds that Hara Kei has built; he leaves a glove for Hara Kei's mistress to find in a pile of clothes. Hara Kei's mistress gives him a...

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Lesson Plan

Silk Lesson Plans contain 162 pages of teaching material, including: