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Umberto Eco - Author


Umberto Eco has written works of fiction, literary criticism and philosophy. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was a major international bestseller. His other works include Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of the Day Before, Baudolino, The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana and The Prague Cemetery, along with many brilliant collections of essays. He died in February 2016.

If you like Umberto Eco you might also like to read books by Jostein Gaarder, Arturo Perez-reverte and Lawrence Norfolk.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Umberto Eco

Numero Zero by Umberto Eco
Numero Zero
Umberto Eco
Fuelled by media hoaxes, Mafiosi, love, gossip and murder, Numero Zero reverberates with the clash of forces that have shaped Italy since World War II. This gripping novel from the author of The Name of the Rose is told with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2015
The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco
The Prague Cemetery
Umberto Eco
Nineteenth-century Europe, from Turin to Prague to Paris, abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Conspiracies rule history. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian priests are strangled with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2011

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