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Baudolino
Baudolino
Author: Umberto Eco, William Weaver (Translator)
An extraordinary epic, brilliantly-imagined, new novel from a world-class writer and author of The Name of the Rose. Discover the Middle Ages with Baudolino -- a wondrous, dazzling, beguiling tale of history, myth and invention. It is 1204, and Constantinople is being sacked and burned by the knights of the fourth Crusade. — Amid the car...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780099428398
ISBN-10: 0099428393
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 522
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  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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3.2 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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I don't understand why this title is rated so low by some readers. It's a rare accomplishment. Set in the middle ages, it is both serious and funny, with characters that jump off the page. Buadolino is one himself, narrating this fantastical tale of exploits. It reads well and is full of historical details and great descriptions. Every bit as good as the Name of the Rose.


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