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The island of the day before

Author: Umberto Eco; William Weaver
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the 17th century, Eco's third novel tells the story of Roberto, a young nobleman. He survives war, the Bastille and shipwreck, and meets a variety of fantastical people, animals and machines as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; William Weaver
ISBN: 0436202700 9780436202704
OCLC Number: 33328715
Description: 515 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Isola del giorno prima.
Responsibility: by Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

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