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Foucault's pendulum

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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Three editors conspire to devise a plan of their own about European history. As they feed all the information into their computer, they think it is a terrific joke--until people begin to mysteriously disappear.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Occult fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eco, Umberto.
Foucault's pendulum.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1989
(OCoLC)645443688
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco
ISBN: 0151327653 9780151327652
OCLC Number: 19554076
Notes: Translation of: Il pendolo di Foucault.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: 641 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Keter --
When the light of the infinite --
Wee haue divers curious Clocks --
Hokhmah --
In hanc utilitatem clementes angeli --
He who attempts to penetrate into the Rose Garden --
And begin by combining this name --
Juda Leon se dio a permutaciones --
Binah --
Do not expect too much of the end of the world --
Having come from the light and from the gods --
In his right hand he held a golden trumpet --
And finally nothing is cabalistically inferred --
His sterility was infinite --
Sub umbra alarum tuarum --
Li frere, li mestre du Temple --
He, if asked, would also confess to killing Our Lord --
I will go and fetch you help from the Comte D'Anjou --
He had been in the order only nine months --
And thus did the knights of the Temple vanish --
A mass terrifyingly riddled with fissures and caverns --
The order has never ceased to exist, not for a moment --
Invisible center, the sovereign who must reawaken --
The Graal ... is a weight so heavy --
The knights wanted to face no further questions --
Hesed --
The analogy of opposites --
Sauvez la faible Aischa --
These mysterious initiates --
All the traditions of the earth --
One day, saying that he had known Pontius Pilate --
There is a body that enfolds the whole of the world --
Simply because they change and hide their names --
And the famous confraternity of the Rosy Cross --
The majority were in reality only Rosicrucians --
Valentiniani per ambiguitates bilingues --
The visions are white, blue, white, pale red --
Gevurah --
Beydelus, Demeyes, Adulex --
I' mi son Lia.
Other Titles: Pendolo di Foucault.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.
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Three editors conspire to devise a plan of their own about European history. As they feed all the information into their computer, they think it is a terrific joke--until people begin to mysteriously disappear.

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