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The name of the Rose

Author: Umberto Eco; David Lodge; William Weaver
Publisher: London : J.M. Dent, 2006.
Series: Everyman's library, 299.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brother William turns detective in medieval Italy when seven bizarre deaths take place in seven days and nights.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; David Lodge; William Weaver
ISBN: 9780307264893 0307264890 9781857152999 1857152999
OCLC Number: 863518641
Description: xxxvii, 560 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Everyman's library, 299.
Other Titles: Nome della rose.
Responsibility: by Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver with an introduction by David Lodge.

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Who is killing monks in a great medieval abbey famed for its library - and why? Eco's celebrated story combines elements of detective fiction, metaphysical thriller, post-modernist puzzle and  Read more...

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"'[It} confirms Eco as an outstanding writer of philosophy dressed as fiction'" -- Stephanie Merrit * Observer * "'Eco does something rare: he makes ideas moving'" -- Michael Pye * Scotsman *

 
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