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The Resource Name of the Rose, The

Name of the Rose, The

Label
Name of the Rose, The
Title
Name of the Rose, The
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This hugely engaging story of murder, superstition, religious politics and drama in a medieval monastery was one of the most striking novels to appear in the 1980s. The Name of the Rose is a thrilling story enriched with period detail and laced with tongue-in-cheek allusions to fictional characters, the most striking of which is the Franciscan friar William of Baskerville, who displays many characteristics of Sherlock Holmes. Although he looks at the past through a postmodern lens, Eco catapults his readers into the dark medieval world as Brother William tries to discover why people are dying inexplicably and nastily in the monastery. There is something not altogether right within the library that is the pride of the establishment... The old man Adso, who was an impressionable novice at the time, tells the story
Member of
Summary
In 1327, finding his sensitive mission at an Italian abbey further complicated by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William of Baskerville turns detective
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10239884
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Umberto Eco
Dewey number
853.914
PerformerNote
Read by Sean Barrett, with Nicholas Rowe, and Neville Jason
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True
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Fiction / Classics
Target audience
adult
Label
Name of the Rose, The
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ODILO:034300008035
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781843797630
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Name of the Rose, The
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ODILO:034300008035
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781843797630
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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