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Foucault’s Pendulum – Wikipedia

The top google results are quotations from the book, can anyone explain what Eco means by this? Let me say that again Print hardcoverpaperback.

Casaubon hides in the museum, where he was when the novel opened. I am convinced that having made it through this read, I can read anything I set my mind to, although I’m not sure I’ll be forcing myself through another book for a very long time.

Sign In Register Help Cart. I didn’t find the novel’s central themes that insightful or foucalt.

Used book in good condition. Stars are assigned as follows: I know of at least one friend who loves this book and I can see why people like it. Casaubon learns that as well as the respectable Garamond publishing house, Mr.


Il Pendolo Di Foucault – Umberto Eco

I don’t really want to find out, I was just curious as to whether it was a more erudite telling of the same story! Casaubon escapes the museum through the Paris sewers, eventually fleeing to the countryside villa where Belbo had grown up.

Trivia About Foucault’s Pendulum. While I obviously haven’t given this one ‘glowing reviews’, my other-half wants to take a stab at reading this before I make it AVL on my shelf. At some point when I have a week to devote purely to dissecting its knowledge. The word was first mentioned to Casaubon by the policeman De Angelis. Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time.

Perhaps I do not know enough to enjoy it. Cambridge University Press, Because with a veritable bibliography of sources dropped into the dialogue and th Several cultures, science, centuries of world events and conspiracy theories collide into a whacko’s wet dream in Foucault’s Pendulum.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The interludes from his childhood serve as stark contrast to the mythical world of cults and conspiracies. Hundreds and hundreds of pages, so many facts an dates and names with periodic untranslated phrases in Latin and French, so much that I would sometimes grow glassy eyed while reding and facts seemed the blur together. Belbo tries to get help from De Angelis, but he has just transferred to Sardinia after an attempted car bombing, and refuses to get involved.


The pace didn’t pick up, not enough to make it a read I enjoyed. But for now, I turn to easier yarns.

Il pendolo di Foucault by Umberto Eco (2 star ratings)

The characters are cynical or credulous? I spent a lot of time googling things I’d never heard of perhaps I’m just not knowledgeable enough for this one I couldn’t keep it all straight. At the very least, this foycault is an entrance into the confused mess of this intellectual tradition.

Casaubon soon learns that Diotallevi succumbed to his cancer at midnight on St. Do me a fervour”. People want to believe in something, and conspiracy theorists become more convinced of the conspiracy the more it is denied or the less sense it makes–essentially the power of a secret is its unknown element, not in revelation.

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