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The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
The Name of the Rose
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446322188 (0446322180)
Publisher: Warner Books (NY)
Pages no: 611
Edition language: English
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4.0 Stat rosa pristina nomine: "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco
"Stat Rosa pristina nomine, nomina nuda tenemus"In "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto EcoAs a novelist Eco blends the style of Arthur Conan Doyle with that of Cervantes in a most intellectually entertaining way but with surprising heart, also. It makes me keen to explore the labyrinth of his philosop...
Calyre rated it
"Comme Guillaume l'avait déjà dit, il est toujours préférable que celui qui nous inspire la peur ait plus peur que nous.""Or donc, si je comprends bien, vous faites, et vous savez pourquoi vous faites, mais vous ne savez pas pourquoi vous savez que vous savez ce que vous faites?""Guillaume, au contr...
Marinebuchbinder rated it
4.0 Sodom und Gomorrha
Ein Klassiker schlechthin. Und zunächst erfüllt er das Klischee eines Klassikers: es liest sich am Anfang eeeetwas holprig. Doch kaum nach 100 Seiten hat man sich eingelesen und ist aufnahmefähig für den feinen Humor und Sarkasmus, der einem zwischen den Seiten entgegenweht. Und natürlich schlägt me...
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3.0 The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
Thank God, I finally finished this book! Some of it was weird. Some of it was interminably boring. But other parts were witty, and I rather enjoyed those parts. I like the medieval Sherlock vibe, but overall I'm just glad to be done!
Tannat rated it
4.0 The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (Third Read)
This was hard to rate. It was the third time around, and although I devoured it the first time, I meandered through it this time, partly because it was a pain to carry around. It was enjoyable but knowing some of what was going to happen took away from that a bit. It was still pretty awesome and tho...
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