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The name of the rose

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One after the other, half a dozen monks are found murdered in the most bizarre of ways. A learned Franciscan who is sent to solve the mysteries finds himself involved in the frightening events.
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Genre/Form: Church history
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Didactic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco
ISBN: 0749397055 9780749397050
OCLC Number: 42372378
Description: 502 pages : plan ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Nome della rosa.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

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Set in Italy in the Middle Ages, this is not only a narrative of a murder investigation in a monastery in 1327, but also a chronicle of the 14th century religious wars, a history of monastic orders,  Read more...

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"The late medieval world, teetering on the edge of discoveries and ideas that will hurl it into one more recognisably like ours...evoked with a force and wit that are breathtaking" Financial Times "A Read more...

 
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