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Several cultures, science, centuries of world events and conspiracy theories collide into a whacko’s wet dream in Foucault’s Pendulum. The three editors start to develop their own conspiracy theory, “The Plan”, as part satire and part intellectual game.

Ardenti mysteriously vanishes after meeting with Belbo and Casaubon to discuss his book. But what we have here is a thriller probably meant almost exclusively for those with a steady background in occult sciences and European religio-mythical lore. His narratives abandon his strict realism and become increasingly inclined towards the supernatural as the novel progresses. It’s worth it to some, but me?

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I know there are many who would disagree with my opinions here, after all it’s considered a modern classic. If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. Ships from Reno, NV. This supposed conspiracy is meant as revenge for the deaths of the Templar leaders when pebdolo order was disbanded by the King of France. Preview — Il pendolo di Foucault by Umberto Eco. I think I did not read it, until when I am fully acquainted with the controversy associated with the Templar that I can able to provide good judgement with this book.

At the library he meets a woman named Lia; the two fall in love and eventually have a child together. People read for all manner of reasons and I have no doubt many out there will love this book.


This book consists of predominantly two things: In addition, Foucaulh found this to be such io difficult read.

– Pendolo Di Foucault by Umberto Eco

After the initial history of the Templars, Eco forgot to add any jokes to subsequent pendklo, so it became a tedious Mannesplaynynge of Alchimie instead. This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. Ok, they fail to entertain me. Bit over my head.

To ask other readers questions about Il pendolo di Foucaultplease sign up. While in Brazil, Casaubon receives a letter from Belbo about attending a meeting of occultists.

I have to admit that this made me sick from the start.

In this event, eci may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. Trilogy was written 13 years before Foucault’s Pendulum.

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Lists with This Book. Inspired by the mystery, the friends begin to spin a story based on the texts they’ve read, inventing the Templar Plan.

Picked it up cause i heard this was ‘an intellectual’s Da Vinci Code’ not that i’m much of an intellectual but this notion challenged me. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.

Ran dj marathon, almost broke halfway and would never repeat. View all 13 comments. They also make use of Belbo’s small personal computer, which he has nicknamed Abulafia. I don’t want to read things that are badly written. However, if you’re like me and are looking for something fast paced and suspenseful, don’t be fooled by the tantalising mentions of conspiracies, murders and ‘plots’.

So, the book offers a very weak, uneven story that suffers from too much information, too many irrelevant narrative lines, and an unsatisfying ending.

It is possible though, that he had always been a “Diabolical”, and founded his publishing business to fish for information.

Si svolge tra il e il lungo il percorso del piano dei Templari e dei Rosa-Croce per la conquista del mondo. If you have a particularly comprehensive body of knowledge regarding religion, the history of judaism, christianity and islam and you have also got a sound background on the Knights Templar then this may be a better read for you. See all 10 questions about Il pendolo di Foucault….


Garamond also owns Manuzio, a vanity publisher that charges incompetent authors large sums of money to print their work rendered “Manutius” in the English translation, a reference to the 15th century printer Aldus Manutius.

I think cut in half, half would do it. Chapter 73 to end of Chapter Bookseller Completion Rate This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. Eco does so, however, from a much more critical perspective; Foucault is more a satire on the futility of conspiracy theories and those who believe them, rather than an attempt to proliferate such beliefs.

Too much extraneous information, too many digressions, too much detailed background information, and you distract from the plot. A few good things about the book: But for history largely European, late medieval to s.

Casaubon also meets Belbo’s colleague Diotallevi, a cabalist. Foucault’s Pendulum is divided into ten segments represented by the ten Sefiroth.

Casaubon has a romance with a Brazilian woman named Amparo. Interspersed in the central narrative are conceptually interesting but actually excruciatingly boring journal entries written in gross purple prose by one of the characters, Belbo, and I wished with all my heart that some editor out there were smart enough to force Eco to CUT THAT SHIT altogether.

Trilogy to Umberto Eco’s Foucault’s Pendulum “. Boh, non sono neanche sicura di averlo capito.

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