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The Prague cemetery

by Umberto Eco

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harvill Secker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementUmberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
ContributionsDixon, Richard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4865.C6 C4613 2011b
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination439 p. :
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25195738M
ISBN 109781846554926, 9781846554919
LC Control Number2011456088

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The Prague Cemetery is a story in which all the characters except one—the main character—really existed. Even the hero’s grandfather, the author of a mysterious actual letter that /5().

The Prague Cemetery is a very erudite book in the sense that many historical facts are absolutely real and others no. However, the author solve this apparent dichotomy by telling two stories in parallel, one of them as a flashback: the plot /5.

UMBERTO ECO (–) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including The Name of the Rose,The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy. He received Italy’s highest literary award, the Premio Strega, was named a Chevalier de la Légion /5().

In The Prague Cemetery, Umberto Eco similarly creates a fictitious character, Simone Simonini, who is intimately involved in many of the significant events of the latter part of the 19th century in Europe/5().

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The Prague Cemetery is a story in which all the characters except one—the main character—really existed. Even the hero’s grandfather, the author of a mysterious actual letter that triggered modern Cited by:   Despite the venom, The Prague Cemetery is a literary exercise, a novel that contains a critique of its own artifice.

Eco awards himself the capitalised status of Narrator, and tries to elucidate. THE PRAGUE CEMETERY by Umberto Eco ‧ RELEASE DATE: Nov.

8, Eco (The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana,etc.) doffs his scholarly gown and dons his trench coat for. The truth that directs the plot of “The Prague Cemetery” concerns a famous fiction created in the late 19th century, a fiction plagiarized from earlier fiction, including works by the French.

The Prague Cemetery Whether lost, diluted, or deformed in translation, any artistry in the construction and flow of Eco's prose is not to be found in The Prague Cemetery. Readers expecting a /5(). Whether it’s a critically acclaimed novel or provocative collection of essays, every work from best-selling author Umberto Eco is a highly anticipated publishing event.

The Prague Cemetery is set amid /5(). The information about The Prague Cemetery shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile.

The Prague Cemetery is a fascinating text. Most of the chapters are standalone dramatic episodes with a beginning, middle and ending. Readers are denied the final dénouement of the Dreyfus affair.

The Prague Cemetery, which has already sold a million copies in Europe and South America, is billed as a return to form after three rather disappointing novels.

It takes place in familiar Author: Theo Tait. The Prague Cemetery is a novel by Italian author Umberto Eco. The English translation was released in The book was a best seller in Italy upon its release and has been called Eco’s best.

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Reading Umberto Eco's The Prague Cemetery The main characters (hard to call them protagonists what with their hateful ideologies) of Eco's The Prague Cemetery are a priest and a forger who makes his. The #1 international bestseller, from Umberto Eco, author of The Name of the Rose“Vintage Eco the book is a triumph.” – New York Review of BooksNineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague /5(65).

UMBERTO ECO (–) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including The Name of the Rose,The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy. He received Italy's highest. Buy a cheap copy of The Prague Cemetery book by Umberto Eco. Nineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague to Paris—abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious.

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