Pendolo di Foucault
"As brilliant and quirky as THE NAME OF THE ROSE, as mischievous and wide-raning....A virtuoso performance."
THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Three clever book editors, inspired by an extraordinary fable they heard years befoe, decide to have a little fun. Randomly feeding esoteric bits of knowledge into an incredible computer capable of inventing connections between all their entires, they think they are creating a long lazy game--until the game starts taking over....
Here is an incredible journey of thought and history, memory and fantasy, a tour de force as enthralling as anything Umberto Eco--or indeed anyone--has ever devised.
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A little too long winded, too full of occult-but erudite yes.Has interesting narrative about publishing world.
Couldn't finish it though.
Review: Foucault's PendulumUser Review - Katie - Goodreads
A weird book that just gets weirder and more absurd with every page. Umberto Eco explains things nicely without assuming his readers are idiots, but considering the depth of the crazy and how lost I ... Read full review