Cimitirul din Praga are in centru aventurile misteriosului Simonini, un personaj ciudat, cu lacune de memorie si dubla personalitate. Nu se stie exact cu ce. Readers’ questions about Cimitirul din Praga. 2 questions answered. Title, Cimitirul din Praga Volume of Polirom. Top 10+ · Volume of Top 10 +. Author, Umberto Eco. Translated by, Ştefania Mincu. Publisher, Polirom.

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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Eng. Simonini is ordered to destroy some heavily guarded documents in Nievo’s possession. He is brought up by his grandfather, an old reactionary who houses Jesuit refugees and hates the Jews — he claims that the French Revolution was planned by the Knights Templarthe Bavarian Illuminati and the Jacobinsbut behind them all, sin says, were the Jews.

While on this mission, Simonini discovers that, contrary to circulating rumours, Garibaldi’s Thousand are students, independent artisans, and professionals; they are not peasants.

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To do so, he blows up the ship on which Nievo is sailing, with the loss of all lives. Would you like us to take another look at this review?

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I enjoyed this book, in part for its astute portrayal of events in 19th century Europe, but also its incredibly black humor. Garibaldi himself has no interest in social revolution, and instead sides with the Sicilian landlords against the rioting peasants. The nineteenth century was full of monstrous and mysterious events: Over the next thirty-five years he lays traps for revolutionaries fighting against Napoleon IIIprovides intelligence during the days of the Paris Commune and forges the bordereau that would trigger the Dreyfus affair.

After his grandfather’s death he is employed by a dishonest lawyer who teaches him the art of forgery.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The scene in the cemetery could only …more Eco has made hate — anti-Semitism — farcical, absurd, as indeed it should be understood. Scritti in onore di Cesare G. Eco goes on cimjtirul say:.

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. He arrives there inwhere the remainder of the story is set. According to Eco, “the characters of this novel are not imaginary.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Il cimitero di Praga is the sixth novel by Italian author Umberto Eco.


He is banished to Paris. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Who things the same I wonder?? See Featured Authors Answering Questions. Simonini has gone too far. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [The man has left this world and no matter the intelligence and brilliant writing ,deep inside he cimitiru, Jews with passion and to me as a sceptic his writing pen took him on paths that many incognito Neo Nazi take under the academic umbrella.

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I found it dense at times, but I realized over time that it brought perspective to the way we shape, adopt and live by conspiracy theories. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!