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Read online Le Nom de la rose (Littérature Etrangère).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Le Nom de la rose (Littérature Etrangère) The year is 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 His tools are the logic of Aristotle the theology of Aquinas the empirical insights of Roger Bacon all sharpened to a glistening edge by wry humor and a ferocious curiosity He collects evidence deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where the most interesting things happen at night by Umberto Eco

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i Foucault s Pendulum i is divided into ten segments represented by the ten Sefiroth The novel is full of esoteric references to the Kabbalah The title of the book refers to an actual pendulum designed by the French physicist L on Foucault to demonstrate the rotation of the earth which has symbolic significance within the novel br br Bored with their work and after reading too many manuscripts about occult conspiracy theories three vanity publisher employees Belbo Diotallevi and Casaubon invent their own conspiracy for fun They call this satirical intellectual game The Plan a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times This produces a map indicating the geographical point from which all the powers of the earth can be controlled a point located in Paris France at Foucault s Pendulum But in a fateful turn the joke becomes all too real br br The three become increasingly obsessed with The Plan and sometimes forget that it s just a game Worse still other conspiracy theorists learn about The Plan and take it seriously Belbo finds himself the target of a real secret society that believes he possesses the key to the lost treasure of the Knights Templar br br Orchestrating these and other diverse characters into his multilayered semiotic adventure Eco has created a superb cerebral entertainment, div div th century Europe from Turin to Prague to Paris abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious Conspiracies rule history Jesuits plot against Freemasons Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate Black Masses at night Every nation has its own secret service perpetrating forgeries plots and massacres From the unification of Italy to the Paris Commune to the Dreyfus Affair to i The Protocols of the Elders of Zion i Europe is in tumult and everyone needs a scapegoat But what if behind all of these conspiracies both real and imagined lay one lone man What if that evil genius created its most infamous document br br Eco takes his readers here on an unforgettable journey through the underbelly of world shattering events This is Eco at his most exciting a book immediately hailed as his masterpiece div div, Yambo a sixtyish rare book dealer who lives in Milan has suffered a loss of memory he can remember the plot of every book he has ever read every line of poetry but he no longer knows his own name doesn t recognize his wife or his daughters and remembers nothing about his parents or his childhood In an effort to retrieve his past he withdraws to the family home somewhere in the hills between Milan and Turin There in the sprawling attic he searches through boxes of old newspapers comics records photo albums and adolescent diaries And so Yambo relives the story of his generation Mussolini Catholic education and guilt Josephine Baker Flash Gordon Fred Astaire His memories run wild and the life racing before his eyes takes the form of a graphic novel Yambo struggles through the frames to capture one simple innocent image that of his first love br br A fascinating abundant novel wide ranging nostalgic funny full of heart from the incomparable Eco, Once a columnist for an Italian literary magazine Eco now shares his acute and highly entertaining sense of the absurd in modern life in these essays about militarism computerese cowboy and Indian movies art criticism librarians semiotics and much more including himself