The Name of the Rose

Publisher details

The Name of the Rose
Author
Umberto Eco
Publisher
Random House
Genres
Debut, Historical Fiction
Released
01 January, 1980

Synopsis

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.
Umberto Eco
About the author

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco has written works of fiction, literary criticism and philosophy. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was a major international bestseller. His other works include Foucault's Pendulum, The Island Of The Day Before, Baudolino, The Mysterious Flame Of Queen Loana and The Prague Cemetery, along with many brilliant collections of essays.

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