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The Prague cemetery: a novel

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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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subject_facetAntisemitism -- Fiction
Antisemitism -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Audiobooks (CD)
Conspiracies -- Fiction
Conspiracies -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Downloadable audio books
Europe -- History -- 1789-1900 -- Fiction
Europe -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Europe -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Literary
Historical fiction
Historical fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Political crimes and offenses -- Fiction
Political crimes and offenses -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Spy stories
Spy stories. -- Audiobooks (CD)
Suspense fiction
Suspense fiction. -- Audiobooks (CD)
title_displayThe Prague cemetery
title_fullThe Prague Cemetery
The Prague cemetery / Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
The Prague cemetery [electronic resource] : a novel / Umberto Eco ; [translation by Richard Dixon]
The Prague cemetery [sound recording] : a novel / Umberto Eco ; [translation by Richard Dixon]
title_shortThe Prague cemetery
title_suba novel
topic_facetAntisemitism
Audiobooks (CD)
Conspiracies
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Literary
Fiction
Historical Fiction
History
Political crimes and offenses