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The Resource The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

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The Prague cemetery
Title
The Prague cemetery
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Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"19th-century Europe--from Turin to Prague to Paris--abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. In Italy, republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. In France, during the Paris Commune, people eat mice, plan bombings and rebellions in the streets, and celebrate Black Masses. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating conspiracies and even massacres. There are false beards, false lawyers, false wills, even false deaths. From the Dreyfus Affair to the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the Jews are blamed for everything. One man connects each of these threads into a massive crazy-quilt conspiracy within conspiracies. Here, he confesses all, thanks to Umberto Eco's ingenious imagination--a thrill-ride through the underbelly of actual, world-shattering events."--
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Cimitero di Praga
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Eco, Umberto
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illustrations
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fiction
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Dixon, Richard
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  • Antisemitism
  • Conspiracies
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Europe
  • Antisemitism
  • Conspiracies
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Europe
Label
The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
A passerby on that gray morning -- Who am I? -- Chez Magny -- In my grandfather's day -- Simonino the carbonaro -- Serving the secret service -- With the thousand -- The ercole -- Paris -- Dalla Piccola perplexed -- Joly -- A night in Prague -- Dalla Piccola says he is not Dalla Piccola -- Biarritz -- Dalla Piccola redivivus -- Boullan -- The days of the commune -- The protocols -- Osman Bey -- Russians? -- Taxil -- The devil in the nineteenth century -- Twelve years well spent -- A night Mass -- Sorting matters out -- The final solution -- Diary cut short
Control code
ocn694829963
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 444 pages
Isbn
9780547577531
Lccn
2011028593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)694829963
Label
The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A passerby on that gray morning -- Who am I? -- Chez Magny -- In my grandfather's day -- Simonino the carbonaro -- Serving the secret service -- With the thousand -- The ercole -- Paris -- Dalla Piccola perplexed -- Joly -- A night in Prague -- Dalla Piccola says he is not Dalla Piccola -- Biarritz -- Dalla Piccola redivivus -- Boullan -- The days of the commune -- The protocols -- Osman Bey -- Russians? -- Taxil -- The devil in the nineteenth century -- Twelve years well spent -- A night Mass -- Sorting matters out -- The final solution -- Diary cut short
Control code
ocn694829963
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 444 pages
Isbn
9780547577531
Lccn
2011028593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)694829963

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