The Island of the Day Before
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Umberto Eco is the author of four bestselling novels, The Name of The Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of The Day Before and Baudolino. His collections of essays also include Five Moral Pieces, Kant and the Platypus, Serendipities, Faith in Fakes, and How To Travel With a Salmon and Other Essays. A Professor of Semiotics at the University of Bologna, Umberto Eco lives in Italy.
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Details of Book: The Island of the Day Before (BSID:6666)
|Book||The Island of the Day Before|
|Number of Pages||515|
|Dimensions||7.83 x 5.16 x 1.38 inches|
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was enthralled by The Name of the Rose as a work of historical fiction; loved reading Focault's Pendulum (anyone who enjoyed reading The DaVini Code should read this to experience a real historical-religious thriller.The Island of the Day Before? this book inspired me to swear never to read a boo...
Usually, I have one of three reactions to a book: I love it and plow through it, I hate it and put it down within 50 pages, or I like it and take my time, possibly reading other books simultaneously. This one ... oy. Because of The Name of the Rose, I kept expecting it to be good - or, more accu...
Definitely my favorite Eco book. Got to give Annie props for recommending this one to me. Who knew that longitude could be such an interesting ontological motif?
I donâ??t understand why people donâ??t like this book, because I do really think that is one of the most luminous Ecoâ??s novels. The form of The Island of the Day Before (1994) could seem very simple, but it is not true. As often for Ecoâ??s literal strategy he tries to mask a various citations, allusi...
I originally read this when it first came out, but have just completed a reread.It might be described as the ultimate shaggy dog story. Eco explores language to a large extent in this book with phrases that include multiple variations on a common stem, such as it was necessary that the necessitie...
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