Eco, Umberto, 1932-2016.

The name of the rose / Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver. - London : Vintage, 2005. - 502, 15 p. : plans ; 20 cm. - Vintage future classics. .

This translation originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 1983.

Set in Italy in the Middle Ages, this is not only a narrative of a murder investigation in a monastery in 1327, but also a chronicle of the 14th century religious wars, a history of monastic orders, and a compendium of heretical movements.

9780099541486 (pbk.) 9780099541486 (pbk.)

Detective and mystery stories, Italian.
Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10.
Historical fiction, Italian.


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