Publish date: June 23rd 1997
Pages no: 641
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Italian Literature
"You cannot escape one infinite, I told myself, by fleeing to another; you cannot escape the revelation of the identical by taking refuge in the illusion of the multiple."In "Foucault's Pendulum" by Umberto EcoI've always been a keen follower of Prof. Eco's books, both literary and academic. If ther...
Blog Stories Review: http://storiesbooksandmovies.blogspot.it/2014/04/il-pendolo-di-foucault-umberto-eco.htmlInventare, forsennatamente inventare, senza badare ai nessi, da non riuscire più a fare un riassunto.Credo che la citazione del libro evidenziata qui sopra sia perfettamente capace di riassum...
It is repeating over and over again ludicrous religious conspiracy theories. If you are not easily fooled by magical mumbo jumbo, it is pretty unbearable to read, since you can not empathise with the main characters. Eco is funny at times but this book is too long. I like all his other stuff so will...
I started Foucault’s Pendulum with a mixture of anticipation and trepidation. Anticipation because I loved Eco’s historical mystery The Name of the Rose and a friend whose literary judgement I respect loved Foucault’s Pendulum and rated it five stars. Trepidation because I had heard it was a “diffi...
An entertaining book that just took a little too long to get where it was going in my opinion. It also painted a bit of a cartoon portrait of occultists. Although I know that some are just as absurd as the book shows, some seem to be decent, relatively normal people that you wouldn't suspect of be...
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