Book :: The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose
By: Umberto Eco
Pages: 536
Published: 1980
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
Mystery
Italy
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In 1327, Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Bakersville arrives to investigate. His delicate mission is overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths that take place in the same number of days, and Brother William must turn detective to sort things out.

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forline forline

Read this in 1986---loved it!

Dec 31st, 2017

Aaron Sztrakoniczky Aaron Sztrakoniczky

Wonderful plot frome the beginning to the end!

Jan 12th, 2017

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Feb 15th, 2014

Arctvrus Arctvrus

Great story, Eco really knows how to write an historical book and an entretaining novel

Oct 7th, 2013

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Jul 21st, 2013

The Name of the Rose appears on these lists...

14th on 100 Books of the Century by Le Monde

81st on 100 Novels Everyone Should Read by Telegraph

42nd on Books of the Century by Waterstone