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Baudolino - Umberto Eco
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788845247361 (8845247368)
Publisher: Bompiani
Pages no: 526
Edition language: Italian
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riley rated it
3.5 For fans only, I fear
This is a fairly uproarious comic novel about the fine line between truth and fiction, that also functions as a critique of medieval logic and reasoning and as a celebration/satire of the power of myth (and faith, and belief). But I felt a nagging sense of deja vu the entire time I was reading it. B...
Boki's Blog
Boki's Blog rated it
Die fantastische Lebensgeschichte des Baudolino erzählt Umberto Eco - bzw. er lässt sie erzählen - aus zwei Perspektiven. Im "Hier und Jetzt" des vierten Kreuzzugs im zerstörten Konstantinopel und als unterhaltsamer Rückblick durch Baudolino selbst, gerichtet an Niketas Choniates, dem er zuvor das L...
rainontheroad rated it
4.0 Baudolino
I wish that I had read this novel before I had visited Istanbul. I most certainly would have visited the remnants of the hippodrome (at the Sultan Ahmet Square), the labyrinthine cisterns with its Medusas’ heads and the other places mentioned in the novel. At least there is a lot left to see for my ...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
3.0 Baudolino
By far Eco's weakest novel to date.
Cygan rated it
0.0 Byłoby lepiej...
To trudny moment dla miłośnika powieści Eco, kiedy zawiedziony odkłada po przeczytaniu jego ostatnią powieść. Ogromne oczekiwania podsycane przez media – czy z racji swojego wieku autor wyda jeszcze coś. Wydał. Tylko.... po co? Dla pieniędzy? Tych chyba mu nie brakuje. Dla sławy? Tą też ma – i jako ...
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