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Alessandro Baricco

Novecento : pianiste


«On me mettrait la tête en bas que rien ne sortirait de mes poches, même ma trompette, je l'ai vendue, j'ai tout vendu, quoi, mais cette histoire-là... non, cette histoire-là je ne l'ai pas perdue, elle est toujours là, limpide et inexplicable, comme seule la musique pouvait l'être quand elle était jouée, au beau milieu de l'Océan, par le piano magique de Danny Boodmann T. D. Novecento.»

Né lors d'une traversée, Novecento n'a jamais mis le pied à terre. Il passe sa vie sur l'Atlantique les mains posées sur un piano, à composer une musique étrange et magnifique, qui n'appartient qu'à lui : celle de l'Océan.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2017
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 96
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782072722271
ISBN 10: 2072722276

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Novecento : pianiste