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Umberto Eco was born in Alassandria, Italy on January 5, 1932 and died in Milan, Italy on February 19, 2016. Umberto Eco was an Italian novelist who found fame with his novel The Name of the Rose. Umberto Eco was not a one hit wonder as he followed this up with masterpieces such as Foulcoult's Pendulum, and Baudolino. Eco was also a university professor. Apart from his fiction, Umberto Eco was very interested in semiotics and linguistics and published and coauthored several books on them.

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The Name of the Rose

Baudolino

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

The Name of the Rose

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A medieval castle run by the Benedictines, complete with cellarists, herbalists, gardeners, young novices. One by one, half a dozen monks are found murdered in the most bizarre of ways.

Book Condition:
Slight damage to cover otherwise Good Reader
Picador Paperback 1984 Reprint
Book Weight: 260g

ISBN 0330284142

Book Type:
Fiction

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Baudolino

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Baudolino saves an Official and a Byzantine historian from death and tells them his own story.

Book Condition:
Some browning to edges otherwise Good Copy
Vintage Paperback 2003
Book Weight: 380g

ISBN 0099422395

Book Type:
Fiction

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The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

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Yambo is adealer in rare books. He knows everything about them. He doesn't know his own name. He has suffered memory loss and must recover his life to find out who he is and also who he loves.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Vintage Paperback 2006 Reprint
Book Weight: 388g

ISBN 099481375

Book Type:
Fiction

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