Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco

This novel follows three intellectual friends who work at a small publishing house. As a joke, they start inventing a conspiracy theory about a secret society that has been manipulating world events for centuries. However, as they delve deeper into their own fabrication, they begin to lose sight of what's real and what's not. Their lives take a dangerous turn when actual secret societies believe they hold the key to a universal secret and will stop at nothing to obtain it.

The 746th greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
Italian
Type
Fiction
Pages
500-700
Words
196,000
Original Language
Italian

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