The Prague cemetery

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Nineteenth-century Europe--from Turin to Prague to Paris--abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate Black Masses at night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres. Conspiracies rule history. From the unification of Italy to the Paris Commune to the Dreyfus Affair to The Protocols of the Elders of Zion , Europe is in tumult and everyone needs a scapegoat. But what if, behind all of these conspiracies, both real and imagined, lay one lone man? What if that evil genius created the world's most infamous document? Umberto Eco takes his readers on a remarkable journey through the underbelly of world-shattering events. Here is Eco at his most exciting, a book immediately hailed as a masterpiece.
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9780547844206
146183967
9781461839675
9780547577531
9781464017971
9780547577616
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display_description "19th-century Europe--from Turin to Prague to Paris--abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. In Italy, republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. In France, during the Paris Commune, people eat mice, plan bombings and rebellions in the streets, and celebrate Black Masses. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating conspiracies and even massacres. There are false beards, false lawyers, false wills, even false deaths. From the Dreyfus Affair to the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the Jews are blamed for everything. One man connects each of these threads into a massive crazy-quilt conspiracy within conspiracies. Here, he confesses all, thanks to Umberto Eco's ingenious imagination--a thrill-ride through the underbelly of actual, world-shattering events. "-- Provided by publisher.
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subject_facet Antisemitism -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Conspiracies -- Fiction, Europe -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Italian, Political crimes and offenses -- Fiction, Spy stories, Italian, Suspense fiction, Italian
title_display The Prague cemetery
title_full The Prague Cemetery, The Prague cemetery / Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon, The Prague cemetery [sound recording] / Umberto Eco, The Prague cemetery [sound recording] / by Umberto Eco ; [translation by Richard Dixon]
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topic_facet Antisemitism, Audiobooks, Conspiracies, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, Italian, History, Political crimes and offenses, Spy stories, Italian, Suspense fiction, Italian