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Baudolino
Baudolino
Author: Umberto Eco, William Weaver (Translator)
It is April 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being sacked and burned by the knights of the Fourth Crusade. Amid the carnage and confusion, one Baudolino saves a historian and high court official from certain death at the hands of the crusading warriors and proceeds to tell his own fantastical story. — Bor...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780151006908
ISBN-10: 0151006903
Publication Date: 10/15/2002
Pages: 528
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3.4 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Harcourt
Book Type: Hardcover
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The story of a chameleon-like peasant in the middle ages which sweeps all across the late Roman Empire. Not one of Eco's best, but still Eco.
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A well researched Eco book. Tough read. You gotta be in the mood.
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Rather a slog wading through Ecco's prose. This is a book one must struggle to read. The story line is good but the book is just not a "good read".

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