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The name of the rose

The name of the rose

Eco, Umberto; Rowe, Nicholas; Barrett, Sean

The Name of the Rose is a thrilling story enriched with period detail and laced with tongue-in-cheek allusions to fictional characters, the most striking of which is the Franciscan friar William of Baskerville, who displays many characteristics of Sherlock Holmes. Although he looks at the past through a postmodern lens, Eco catapults his readers into the dark medieval world as Brother William tries to discover why people are dying inexplicably and nastily in the monastery. There is something not altogether right within the library that is the pride of the establishment... The old man Adso, who was an impressionable novice at the time, tells the story

eAudiobook, Electronic resource, Audiobook. English.
Unabridged ed.
Published [Welwyn, Hertfordshire] : Naxos AudioBooks 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Umberto Eco ; read by Nicholas Rowe, Sean Barrett
ISBN: 9781843797630
Intended audience: Adult.
Note: Downloadable eAudiobook.
Note: Duration: 21:06:00.
Note: Fiction.
Performers: Read by Nicholas Rowe.
Performers: Read by Sean Barrett.
System: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Monastic libraries Italy Fiction.; Monastic and religious life Italy History Middle Ages, 600-1500 Fiction.