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The Prague cemetery : a novel

Author: Umberto Eco; Richard Dixon; George Guidall; Recorded Books, LLC.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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19th-century Europe, from Turin to Prague to Paris, abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Conspiracies rule history. Jesuits plot against Freemasons, Italina priests are strangled with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses by night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres. From teh unification of Italy to the Paris  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Spy stories
Historical fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; Richard Dixon; George Guidall; Recorded Books, LLC.
ISBN: 9781461840336 1461840333
OCLC Number: 757468709
Notes: Title from container.
In container (22 cm.).
Performer(s): Narrated by George Guidall.
Description: 12 sound cassettes (14 hr., 30 min.) : analog.
Other Titles: Cimitero di Praga.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco ; [translation by Richard Dixon].

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19th-century Europe, from Turin to Prague to Paris, abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Conspiracies rule history. Jesuits plot against Freemasons, Italina priests are strangled with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses by night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres. From teh unification of Italy to the Paris Commune to the Dreyfus Affair to the notorious forgery "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion", Europe is in tumult and everyone needs a scapegoat. But, what if, behind all these conspiracies both real and imagined, lay just one man? What if that evil genius created the most infamous document of all?

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