The Resource The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

Label
The Prague cemetery
Title
The Prague cemetery
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
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Language
eng
Summary
19th-century Europe abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. In Italy, republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. In France, during the Paris Commune, people eat mice, plan bombings and rebellions in the streets, and celebrate Black Masses. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating conspiracies and even massacres. There are false beards, false lawyers, false wills, even false deaths. From the Dreyfus Affair to the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the Jews are blamed for everything. One man connects each of these threads into a massive crazy-quilt conspiracy within conspiracies. Here, he confesses all, thanks to Umberto Eco's ingenious imagination-- a thrill-ride through the underbelly of actual, world-shattering events
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jn
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Eco, Umberto
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Dixon, Richard
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  • Forgers
  • Italians
  • Antisemitism
  • Conspiracies
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Paris (France)
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
Label
The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
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Publication
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 444 p.
Isbn
9780547577531
Lccn
2011028593
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(CaOOAMICUS)oka01215667
Label
The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
Publication
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 444 p.
Isbn
9780547577531
Lccn
2011028593
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(CaOOAMICUS)oka01215667

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