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Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco was born in 1932 in Alessandria, Italy. He is a professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna, a philosopher, historian, literary critic and aesthetician. He is the author of the international bestselling novels The Name of the Rose and The Island of the Day Before, as well as three collections of popular essays, Travels in Hyperreality, Misreadings and How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays. Mr. Eco lives in Milan.

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The Name of the Rose
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The Name of the Rose

Umberto Eco; Read by Theodore Bikel
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

The international bestseller! A masterful gothic thriller set against the turbulence of medieval Italy.

The Name of the Rose

The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian...

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Why Italians Love to Talk About Food
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Why Italians Love to Talk About Food

Elena Kostioukovitch; Translated from the Italian by Anne Milano Appel; Forewords by Umberto Eco and Carol Field
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Italians love to talk about food. The aroma of a simmering ragú, the bouquet of a local wine, the remembrance of a past meal: Italians discuss these details as naturally as we talk about...

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Foucault's Pendulum

Foucault's Pendulum

Umberto Eco; Read by Tim Curry
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco, abridged digital audiobook read by Tim Curry

One Colonel Ardenti, who has unnaturally black, brilliantined hair, a carefully-groomed mustache, wears...

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The Island of the Day Before

The Island of the Day Before

Umberto Eco; Read by Tim Curry
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco, abridged digital audiobook read by Tim Curry

After a violent storm in the South Pacific in the year 1643, Roberto della Griva finds himself...

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