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THE NAME OF THE ROSE

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THE NAME OF THE ROSE

by Eco, Umberto

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THE NAME OF THE ROSE, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983, first American edition, light scattered foxing to the t.p.e.'s else fine in like dust-wrapper with one tiny tear. A most popular mystery set in a 14th century Franciscan monastery. The source book for the film of the same name.

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The Name of the Rose, a novel by Umberto Eco, is a historical whodunnit — a murder mystery set in an Italian monastery in the year 1327. It is an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory. First published in Italian in 1980 under the title Il nome della rosa, it appeared in 1983 in an English translation by William Weaver.

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On Dec 23 2021, a reader said:
One of the best mystery novels of all time! It is set in the middle ages and as well as being a mystery it also dives into a lot of political, religious, and philosophical issues of the time. It offers amazing insights into everything that is happening there and a thrilling chase for a serial killer on who's killing anyone who gets their hands on one book, in a secluded benedictine abbey
On Jan 25 2007, Night clubangel said:
nice book.a evidence of deep in meanings and usefulness of the ideas stored throughout the pages

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
THE NAME OF THE ROSE
Author
Eco, Umberto
Book condition
second hand
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Date Published
1983
Keywords
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