Results 1 – 11 of 11 Il pendolo di Foucault. by ECO, Umberto (Alessandria, – Milano, ). Paperback. Very Good. Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive. La Storia Occulta Il Pendolo di Foucault di Umberto Eco Saggi Su Umberto Campagnolo Atti Del Seminario di Studi Su Umberto Campagnolo Roma,

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Very patient Eco fans is there any other kind? The only thing Roucault had remotely dispensable was this incredibly worn as in, pages were falling out copy of Eco’s book I’d been struggling through the last month and a half. Si svolge tra il e il lungo il percorso del piano dei Templari e dei Rosa-Croce per la conquista del mondo. Festina LenteItaly Seller rating: Interspersed in the central narrative are conceptually interesting but actually excruciatingly boring journal entries written in gross purple prose by one of the characters, Belbo, and I wished with all my heart that some editor out there were smart enough to force Eco to CUT THAT SHIT altogether.

Three friends play at conspiracy theory, in their hyper-cynical “The Plan” game, and gradually lose themselves in it. Foucailt book starts so well. The following list among the groups that appear in Foucault’s Pendulum. I also found it disappointing that a main subject of the narrator’s moralizing was fairly constant throughout the text. I thought to because there are lots of French phrases.

Il pendolo di Foucault

So much of it pednolo very dry, and considering the “history” given is from conspiracy buffs, innaccurate. I think I was supposed to learn that there’s no real purpose under all the plotting, that what’s real is having a little Giulio and being brave enough to play the trumpet, or something. Belbo invites Casaubon to review the manuscript of a supposedly non-fiction book about the Templars. Belbo finds himself the target of a real secret society which believes that he possesses the key to the lost treasure of the Knights Templar.


If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. Yes, I would have to say that’s right. While the Plan is far-fetched, the editors become increasingly involved in their game. This book is a conundrum to me.

People read for all manner of reasons and I have no doubt many out there will love this book. Defert, “Chronologie”, in M. This was almost almost there – it certainly has codes and clues, but it completely lacked the pace and suspense I’d been hoping for. Find Rare Books Book Value. Eco explores how human desire to explore the ‘world beyond senses’ or reality beyond what we perceive leads them to create all forms of manifestations, beliefs and pract what can i say?

Ships from Reno, NV. Try adding this search to your want list. Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? Between History and Fiction”. I am not sure why this book needed to be as long as it was. I’ve previously read two of Eco’s books, his superb The Name of the Rose and the nearly equally fantastic The Island of the Day Before so I honestly didn’t think that Foucault’s Pendulum would be as much of a headache to wade through as it was, but whether because I just picked it up at the wrong time or simply don’t know enough about the subject matter, I submit that the book has me beat I also completely acknowledge that this is no doubt a well crafted book.


Eco is a no doubt brilliant writer and I have immensely enjoyed the two aforementioned works that I have read of his. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Casaubon hides in the museum, where he was when the novel opened.

There are Latin, Arabic, Hebrew phrases, too. Are you a frequent reader or book collector? Of course, many novels that are considered a classics utterly fail to entertain.

In other projects Wikiquote. It’s worth Maybe this will make me look stupid I have to admit that this made me sick from the start. Where is the editor?