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The Name Of The Rose (Vintage Classics)

The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where extraordinary things are happening under the over of night. A spectacular popular and critical success, The Name of the Rose

The Name Of The Rose

Pub Date : 2014-04-22 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780544176560
ISBN 13 : 0544176561

In 1327, Brother William of Baskerville is sent to investigate charges of heresy against Franciscan monks at a wealthy Italian abbey but finds his mission overshadowed by seven biz..


Pub Date : 2003-10-06 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0547537212
ISBN 13 : 9780547537214

It is April 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being sacked and burned by the knights of the Fourth Crusade. Amid the carnage and confusion,..

Inventing The Enemy

Pub Date : 2012-09-04 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547577609
ISBN 13 : 0547577605

“Underscores the writer’s profound erudition, lively wit, and passion for ideas of all shapes and sizes . . . Eco’s pleasure in such explorations is obvious and contagious...

Travels In Hyperreality

Pub Date : 2014-06-24 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : HMH

ISBN 10 : 9780547545967
ISBN 13 : 0547545967

A “scintillating collection” of essays on Disneyland, medieval times, and much more, from the author of Foucault’s Pendulum (Los Angeles Times). Collected here are some of Um..

Foucault S Pendulum

Pub Date : 2007-03-05 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0547539681
ISBN 13 : 9780547539683

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times. This prod..

Reflections On The Name Of The Rose

Pub Date : 1984 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 074939627X
ISBN 13 : 9780749396275

This is a book which stems from the author's account of the genesis of his celebrated novel, The Name of the Rose, but which, like the novel itself, goes far beyond the particular...

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