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The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
The Name of the Rose
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4.08 1535
The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns to the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, and... show more
The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns to the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, and the empirical insights of Roger Bacon to find the killer. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey (“where the most interesting things happen at night”) armed with a wry sense of humor and a ferocious curiosity.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156001311 (0156001314)
Publisher: Harvest Books
Pages no: 536
Edition language: English
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Cynically Speaking
Cynically Speaking rated it
3.0
This has been on my 'to-read' list for 30 years. Within the last year "The Name of the Rose" popped up on sale from one of my eBook crawlers; I bought it and there it sat in Calibre. When I read Mr. Eco passed away and I realized I had put off reading "The Name of the Rose" long enough. A murder...
Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
4.0 And I don't even generally like murder mysteries...
Hearing about the death of Umberto Eco this week reminded me that I had once read this, and never reviewed it. Some time has gone by, since I read it, but I'll offer a few things my memory has still retained. The Name of the Rose (TNOTR) has a well-deserved reputation for being filled with a lot ...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 The Name of the Rose
This book took me longer than expected to finish. It's a heavier book than I normally read, which certainly contributed some, but it's not so heavy that it's unreadable, or incomprehensible. No, what really caused the delay was me downloading You Must Build a Boat to my device and spending nearly ...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it
0.0 The Name of the Rose
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temetnosce1612
temetnosce1612 rated it
5.0 Imię róży
Pierwsze sto stron może doprowadzić do rozpaczy ale warto się pomęczyć. Rarytet:)
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