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The name of the rose

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. His delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths that take place in seven days and nights of apocalyptic terror. The body of one monk is found in a cask of pigs' blood, another is floating in a bathhouse, still another is crushed at the foot of a cliff.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Historical fiction
Didactic fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Translations into English
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco
ISBN: 0151446474 9780151446476 0307264890 9780307264893 0156001314 9780156001311
OCLC Number: 8954772
Notes: Translation of: Il nome della rosa.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: 502 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Nome della rosa.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

Abstract:

The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. His delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths that take place in seven days and nights of apocalyptic terror. The body of one monk is found in a cask of pigs' blood, another is floating in a bathhouse, still another is crushed at the foot of a cliff.
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