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The name of the rose

Author: Umberto Eco; William Weaver (Tr.)
Publisher: London : Vintage : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2008.
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. But his delicate mission is overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where extraordinary things are happening under the cover of night.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Crime & mystery
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; William Weaver (Tr.)
ISBN: 9780099466031 0099466031
OCLC Number: 851782449
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain 1983.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 512 pages ; 20 x 13 x 3 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics
Other Titles: Nome della rosa
Responsibility: Umberto Eco.

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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 Read more...

 
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