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The Name Of The Rose - Umberto Eco
The Name Of The Rose
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780749314774 (074931477X)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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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...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.0 The Name of the Rose
I'm not sure there's much I can say here that I didn't already say in my status updates. This book is long; perhaps not by page count, but psychologically, it often felt endless. Eco is a very talented writer if the only measurements of talent were creating a sense of place, bringing many char...
Cynically Speaking
Cynically Speaking rated it
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 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 ...
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