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  • Published: 1 April 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099466031
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512
  • RRP: $14.99

The Name of the Rose




Beautifully bound, hardback edition of Umberto Eco's masterpiece. Introduced by David Lodge; Novelist and critic.

Set in Italy in the Middle Ages, this is not only a narrative of a murder investigation in a monastery in 1327, but also a chronicle of the 14th century religious wars, a history of monastic orders, and a compendium of heretical movements.

  • Pub date: 1 April 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099466031
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (1932–2016) wrote 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, The Prague Cemetery and Numero Zero along with many brilliant collections of essays.

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