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Inventing the Enemy

Inventing the Enemy

Publisher : Vintage Publishing
SKU: 9780099553946
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The final collection of essays from the internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, on the subjects of art and culture.
The final collection of essays from the internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, on the subjects of art and culture.

In this collection of essays we find Umberto Eco's perennial areas of interest explored in a lively and engaging style, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of the art he discusses. In these wide-ranging pieces he explores the roots of our civilization, changing ideas of beauty, our obsession with conspiracies and the emblematic heroes of the great narrative, amongst other fascinating topics.

Umberto Eco was one of the most influential, and entertaining, intellectuals of the last century, as well as being a critically acclaimed and bestselling writer of both fiction and non-fiction.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780099553946
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Contributor By (author) Umberto Eco, Translated by Richard Dixon
Publication Date 2013-09-02
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 240
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 210
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The final collection of essays from the internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, on the subjects of art and culture.

In this collection of essays we find Umberto Eco's perennial areas of interest explored in a lively and engaging style, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of the art he discusses. In these wide-ranging pieces he explores the roots of our civilization, changing ideas of beauty, our obsession with conspiracies and the emblematic heroes of the great narrative, amongst other fascinating topics.

Umberto Eco was one of the most influential, and entertaining, intellectuals of the last century, as well as being a critically acclaimed and bestselling writer of both fiction and non-fiction.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780099553946
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Contributor By (author) Umberto Eco, Translated by Richard Dixon
Publication Date 2013-09-02
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 240
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 210
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