Results 1 – 11 of 11 Il pendolo di Foucault. by ECO, Umberto (Alessandria, – Milano, ). Paperback. Very Good. Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive. La Storia Occulta Il Pendolo di Foucault di Umberto Eco Saggi Su Umberto Campagnolo Atti Del Seminario di Studi Su Umberto Campagnolo Roma,

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This book uses the phrase “facies hermeticae” a few times and I’ve yet to figure out what it means in the given context. Progetto grafico di Carla Moroni. Entire chapters are dedicated to the meticulous and cerebral exploration of roucault manner of obscure topics which, while certainly relevant to the plot, completely derailed any sense of anticipation or tension that had been built up.

Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time. Publisher’s Weekly said that it is There’s ecco an ungodly amount going on in the background, and many readers will have a tough time appreciating the world events playing eoc the windows of the main plot when they’re struggling to understand all the references Eco drops that are essential to the main plot itself.

The only thing I had remotely dispensable was this incredibly worn as in, pages were falling out copy of Eco’s book I’d been struggling through the last month and pendooo half. You could easily shave a full hundred pages out of this book and have a much better and less infuriating book.


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Also, significant both in length and in importance passages were written in a voice that was repeatedly described as ineloquent i. Foucault’s Pendulum in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

But for now, I turn to easier yarns. I would liken it to finishing a horrific marathon that almost broke me: I am really excited for my next book. So much of it is very dry, and considering the “history” given is from conspiracy buffs, innaccurate.

It was a frustrating read as I felt there was a good idea for a book lurking underneath the avalanche of conspiracy theory dialogue. It’s a game, a fake.

It reminded me of the hopeless sense of duty that strangles any enjoyment out of reading that often pencolo me during my education.

But for history largely European, eoc medieval to s. It just isn’t one I would describe as an enjoyable read. This, along with sheer stubbourness that I would not let the hours and hours I’d sunk into this book be wasted, kept me going – there were questions I wanted answered.

Three friends play at conspiracy theory, in their hyper-cynical “The Plan” game, and gradually lose themselves in it.

Sign up to receive offers and updates: Letto su consiglio del grande Gianroberto Casaleggio, mi struggo nell’affermare che non ho trovato appagante la lettura. Eco avoids this pitfall without holding back on the historical mystery surrounding the Knights Templar.


I am convinced that having made it through this read, I can read anything I set my mind pwndolo, although I’m not sure I’ll be forcing myself through another book for a very long time.

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It’s worth Maybe du will make me look stupid Refusing to satisfy them or reveal that the Plan was a nonsensical concoction, his refusal incites a riot during which Lorenza is stabbed and Belbo is hanged by wire connected to Foucault’s Pendulum. And, I am happy at last that I am done with this.

They also make use of Belbo’s small personal computer, which he has nicknamed Abulafia. Trivia About Foucault’s Pendulum. Foucault’s Pendulum original title: The Plan created by the three friends doesn’t even start to take place until over halfway through the book.

Unfortunately it takes nearly pages to get to the plot, and then it doesn’t actually get interesting until about page Ex-library with the usual stamps. Belbo finds himself the target of a real secret society which believes that he possesses the key to the lost treasure of the Knights Templar.