Il pendolo di Foucault

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Bompiani, 2001 - 687 pagina's
Roman om tre mænd og en computer, der som en leg forsøger at finde den bedste måde at erobre verdensherredømmet på. Alt hvad de kan finde om fortidens okkulte og mystiske selskaber bliver splittet op i elementer, som bliver lagt ind i et edb-program som data. Men fortiden indhenter dem.

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Umberto Eco was born in Alessandria, Italy on January 5, 1932. He received a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Turin in 1954. His first book, Il Problema Estetico in San Tommaso, was an extension of his doctoral thesis on St. Thomas Aquinas and was published in 1956. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was published in 1980 and won the Premio Strega and the Premio Anghiar awards in 1981. In 1986, it was adapted into a movie starring Sean Connery. His other works include Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of the Day Before, Baudolino, The Prague Cemetery, and Numero Zero. He also wrote children's books and more than 20 nonfiction books including Serendipities: Language and Lunacy. He taught philosophy and then semiotics at the University of Bologna. He also wrote weekly columns on popular culture and politics for L'Espresso. He died from cancer on February 19, 2016 at the age of 84.

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