Book #15587

Foucaultovo Kyvadlo [il Pendolo Di Foucault, Foucault's Pendulum]

Umberto Eco
Book #15587 Foucaultovo Kyvadlo [il Pendolo Di Foucault, Foucault's Pendulum]. Umberto Eco.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Praha: Odeon, 1991.
ISBN: 8020703357

First Czech (Bookclub, Klub ctenáru) edition in about Fine condition in dust-jacket with closed tear to front panel, else Near Fine. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi. Contursi EZC03.

Three Milan editors become enthralled in the development of a literary joke that becomes very real. They feed all sorts of knowledge into their computer…manuscript pages on hermetic thought…Brazilian voodoo, the secrets of the solar system, rites of the Knights of the Temple, Rosicrucians. Their fun little game begins to take over, putting ing its creators into deadly peril. An incredible journey of thought and history, memory and fantasy. Translated by Zdenik Frýbort ; 8vo; 720, [8] pages.

Price: $90.00

Author Bio

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (born January 5, 1932) is an Italian medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, literary critic and novelist, best known for his novel The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa, 1980), an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory.