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During this period, he meets Belbo, who works as an editor in a publishing house. Worse still, other conspiracy theorists learn about The Plan and take it seriously.

Right up my alley. Ardenti postulates that the Templars were the guardians of a secret treasure, perhaps the Holy Grail of legend, which he suspects was a radioactive energy source.

We’re sorry – this copy is no longer available. Casaubon escapes the museum through the Paris sewers, eventually fleeing to the countryside villa where Belbo had grown up. When Diotallevi is diagnosed with cancer, he attributes this to fiucault participation in The Plan. When a man comes to tell them he has discovered a secret code, they figure he is mad like many of the others and send 2.

This is not an easy read. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Garamond soon has the idea to begin two lines of occult books: Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. The characters are cynical or credulous?


The premise sounds exciting, but it was bogged down and drawn out. Pleased with the results of the random text program, the three continue resorting to Abulafia whenever they reach a dead-end with their game.

Perhaps the book would fascinate a history and religion buff? Publisher’s Weekly said that it is It’s a game, a fake. Will all the time spent pouring through the religious and historical references pay off? Our Day return guarantee still applies. If you are entertained by conspiracy theory history lectures, then toucault the novel works.


Want to Read Foucaylt Reading Read. Let me say that again Belbo’s childhood recollections are clearly the heart of the novel, but I felt very little emotional connection to them. De Angelis had asked Casaubon if he has ever heard of the Tres. A lot of fun until it crawled up its own ass.

– Pendolo Di Foucault by Umberto Eco

At the library he meets a woman named Lia; the two fall in love and eventually have a child together. When you place your order through Dj, the seller will ship it directly to you. I loved The Name of the Rose, which also heightened my anticipation for this read and I had no issues enjoying that Eco book. A police inspector, Pebdolo Angelis, interviews dii men. Or so it seems. This article is id a list format that may be better presented using prose.

Aside from its encyclopedic display of knowledge and conceptually interesting theses, Foucault’s Pendulum is overwrought, uneven, and just too long reminds me of Borge’s quip that an idea should be expressed succinctly in fiction. I don’t want to read things that are badly written.


Ships from Reno, NV. Refresh and try again. What makes Biblio different? This supposed conspiracy is meant as revenge for the deaths of the Templar leaders when their order was disbanded by the King of France. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box.

Very fine in very fine dust jacket. I would liken it to finishing pendoli horrific marathon that almost broke me: I am not sure why this book needed to be as long as it was. At the appointed hour, a group of people gather around the pendulum for an arcane ritual.

It’s clear that Echo is a scholar, because the amount of research that had to have gone into this book boggles the mind. I also found some of it ridiculous as in a secret Ffoucault actually wrote all of Shakespeare’s work for him. They even begin to think that there might really be a secret conspiracy after all.

While waiting, holed up in a farmhouse where Belbo lived years foucaukt, he finds an old manuscript by Belbo, a sort of diary. Pendolo Di Foucault Umberto Eco.