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Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Secrets of Angels and Demon. The character of Belbo was brought up in the region of Piedmont in Northern Italy.

Wiktionarythe free dictionary, has a concordance of the ‘difficult’ words from Foucault’s Pendulum. Their first attempt ends up recreating after a liberal interpretation of the results the Mary Magdalene conspiracy theory central to The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail. Defert, “Chronologie”, in M. I found I was losing the will to live as the grand plan became ever more complex. George Johnson wrote on the similarity of the two books that “both works were written tongue in cheek, with a fouczult sense of irony.

When Diotallevi is diagnosed with cancer, he attributes this to his participation in The Plan. Foucaullt adding this search to your want list. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

And the greatest question of the novel: Add to want list. This supposed conspiracy is meant as revenge for the deaths of the Templar leaders when their order was disbanded by the King of France.

This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat While the Plan is far-fetched, the editors become increasingly involved in their game. People want to believe in something, and conspiracy theorists become more convinced of the conspiracy the more it is denied or the less sense it makes–essentially the power of a secret is its unknown element, not in revelation.


Maybe this will make me look stupid I heard The Name of the Rose is much better, so I’ll give it a shot sometime soon, ik as far as this book is concerned, I’m sad to conclude that it was an ppendolo let-down: Eso los kl, claro.

This is not an easy read. Ex-library with the usual stamps. Belbo, Diotallevi and Casaubon quickly become submerged in occult manuscripts that draw all sorts of flimsy connections between historical events. Open Preview See a Problem? It became repetitive, chapters on the endless occultist schools broken only by halting, awkward, and somewhat offensive “love scenes” and excessive chapter breaks.

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So basically we get lecture after lecture from the conspiracy theorist characters who the actual writer has no respect for. Casaubon escapes the museum through the Paris sewers, eventually fleeing to the countryside villa where Belbo had grown up.

My patience wore thinner and thinner as Eco name-checked his way across all of European history and added absolutely nothing to the story. Belbo is extremely careful to not try to create literaturebecause he deems himself unworthy, although it becomes somewhat obvious that writing is his passion. Um mau momento talvez?

This attitude of constant subconscious self-abasement fits in with the overall irony focused on in the book, considering that Belbo is eventually consumed by re creation of the Plan; one excerpt meant for the unattainable Lorenza reads, “I could not possess you, but I can blow up history. But maybe the translator just translate the Italian words into English and leave other languages as it is. Overall I was wrong. Foucault’s Pendulum original title: This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled.

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I also penddolo acknowledge that this is no doubt a well crafted book. Si no es el caso, no puedo recomendar a nadie que coja este libro entre sus manos. I don’t really want to find out, I was just curious as to whether it was a more erudite telling of the same story! Ultimately, these cells will reunite to rediscover the Grail’s location and achieve world domination.


At some point in the future I will attempt to tackle it again. En definitiva, en esta obra falta literatura y sobran referencias en calidad de erudito.

What makes Biblio different? In fact, the novel may be viewed as a critique, spoof, or deconstruction of the grand overarching conspiracies often found in postmodern literature. Interspersed in the central narrative are conceptually interesting but actually excruciatingly boring journal entries written in gross purple prose by one of the characters, Belbo, and I wished with all my heart that some editor out there were smart enough to force Eco to CUT THAT SHIT altogether. Inspired by the mystery, the friends begin to spin a story based on the texts they’ve read, inventing the Templar Plan.

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Not much of it is devoted to plot, while there is some characterization it gets lost in the lectures, and really it was fucking boring. Shows definite d, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. Progetto grafico di Carla Moroni.

In Foucault’s Pendulum I wrote the grotesque representation of these kind of people.