Umberto Eco
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Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (born 5 January 1932) is an Italian novelist, medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, and literary critic.

He is the author of several bestselling novels, The Name of The Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of The Day Before, and Baudolino. His collections of essays include Five Moral Pieces, Kant and the Platypus, Serendipities, Travels In Hyperreality, and How To Travel With a Salmon and Other Essays.

He has also written academic texts and children's books.


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    • The Name of the Rose

    • By: Umberto Eco, William Weaver - translator
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Nicholas Rowe, Neville Jason
    • Length: 21 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,201

    The international bestseller! A masterful gothic thriller set against the turbulence of medieval Italy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The meaning of the mystery & mystery of meaning

    • By Ryan on 02-14-14

    Regular price: $34.01

    • El nombre de la rosa [The Name of the Rose]

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Juan Carlos Gustems
    • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284

    La novela emblemática de Umberto Eco ahora en audiolibro Valiéndose de las características propias de la novela gótica....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excelente narrador!

    • By Marlo on 10-29-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Foucault's Pendulum

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 435
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 289

    One Colonel Ardenti, who has unnaturally black, brilliantined hair, a carefully groomed mustache, wears maroon socks, and who once served in the Foreign Legion, starts it all....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • too much missing

    • By Kenneth on 01-29-07

    Regular price: $19.93

    • How to Write a Thesis

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    In 1977, Eco published a little book for his students, How to Write a Thesis, in which he offered useful advice on all the steps involved in researching and writing a thesis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very nice work from Eco.

    • By Marco Piccirilli on 03-15-16

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Il nome della rosa

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Tommaso Ragno
    • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Fine novembre del 1327. In una perduta abbazia benedettina dell'Italia settentrionale, il frate Guglielmo da Baskerville e il novizio Adso...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best thriller book ever, great narrator

    • By Matteo Marcantonio on 05-01-17

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Baudolino

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    As Constantinople is being pillaged and burned in April 1204, a young man, Baudolino, manages to save a historian and a high court official from certain death at the hands of crusading warriors....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For Umberto Eco fans, very good but not great

    • By DFK on 07-09-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Il pendolo di Foucault

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Tommaso Ragno
    • Length: 26 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Tre redattori editoriali, dopo aver frequentato a lungo autori che si dilettano di scienze occulte, società segrete e complotti cosmici, decidono di Inventare...

    Regular price: $13.70

    • The Island of the Day Before

    • By: Umberto Eco, William Weaver - translator
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    After a violent storm in the South Pacific in the year 1643, Roberto della Griva finds himself shipwrecked....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Puzzling and entrancing

    • By Gary on 01-03-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Der Name der Rose

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Gert Heidenreich
    • Length: 26 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Es gibt literarische Werke, die sind so präzise, klug und spannend geschrieben, da möchte man auf kein Wort verzichten...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nur für Kenner des Buches

    • By Amazon-Kunde on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Numero Zero

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Numero Zero is the feverish and delightfully readable tale of a ghostwriter in Milan whose work pulls him into an underworld of media politics and murderous conspiracies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the final act of the maestro...a short conspiracy

    • By William on 02-29-16

    Regular price: $20.99

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