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The island of the day before,

Author: Umberto Eco; William Weaver
Publisher: [London], Minerva, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roberto, a young nobleman, survives war, the Bastille, exile and shipwreck as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian. There he waits now, alone on the mysteriously deserted  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; William Weaver
ISBN: 0749395443 9780749395445 0749396660 9780749396664
OCLC Number: 37521204
Notes: Translation of: L'isola del giorno prima.
Description: 515 pages 18 cm
Responsibility: [by] Umberto Eco, tr. from the Italian by William Weaver.

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