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The island of the day before

Author: Umberto Eco; William Weaver
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace and Company, 1998, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
After a violent storm in the South Pacific (the year is 1643), Roberto della Griva finds himself shipwrecked - on a ship. Swept from the Amaryllis, he has managed to pull himself aboard the Daphne, anchored in the bay of a beautiful island. The ship is fully provisioned, he discovers, but the crew is missing.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; William Weaver
ISBN: 9780749396664 0151001510 9780151001514 0436202700 9780436202704 0749396660
OCLC Number: 1030961688
Language Note: Translation of: Isola de giorna prima.
Description: 515 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.


Set in the 17th century, Eco's third novel tells the story of Roberto, a young nobleman. He survives war, the Bastille and shipwreck, and meets a variety of fantastical people, animals and machines  Read more...


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