The Name of the Rose

by Umberto Eco | Mystery & Thrillers | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0544176561 Global Overview for this book
Registered by aetm of Austin, Texas USA on 9/30/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by aetm from Austin, Texas USA on Monday, September 30, 2019
The year is 1327. Benedictines in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon—all sharpened to a glistening edge by wry humor and a ferocious curiosity. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey, where “the most interesting things happen at night.”

Of the super weird early childhood memories, I remember a boy upstairs reading this book... he seemed so cool as many adults around talked about the book, and it had such a cool name too. I'm currently trying to enjoy an audiobook version of this from the library, but it's quite a bit different from what I imagined (not in a good way either. All the people in the monastery seem pretty unpleasant)

Journal Entry 2 by aetm at The Bookshelf in Austin, Texas USA on Thursday, October 03, 2019

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