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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: 9780156029063
ISBN-10: 0156029065
Publication Date: 10/6/2003
Pages: 544
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Publisher: Harvest Books
Book Type: Paperback
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An epic adventure by Umberto Eco. This was my first foray into Eco and it was a bit daunting. The story is full of adventures and travels, and some of those purely the invention of the main character, Baudolino, so it's easy to get a bit flustered. Very imaginative and colorful.
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