The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

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It is the year 1327. Franciscans in an Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, but Brother William of Baskerville’s investigation is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book This e-book includes a sample chapter of PRAGUE CEMETERY.

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