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The Resource The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

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The Prague cemetery
Title
The Prague cemetery
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
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 and secret organizations that are plotting against each other, perpetrating conspiracies and even massacres. There are false beards, false lawyers, false wills, even false deaths. One of their most powerful tools is forgery. A well-made forged document can alter people's perceptions of a religion or group, rally the masses to war, or even change history. Of the best forgers of the era is Simonio Simonini, and his latest work of deception will help lay the groundwork for the most infamous forged work of all time: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. 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 the author's ingenious imagination, this book is a thrill ride through the underbelly of actual, world shattering events. -- Provided by publisher
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Literary form
fiction
Label
The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0DD8BC2F-922E-4136-A442-12A4034025CA
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eBook
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A passerby on that gray morning -- Who am I? -- Chez Magny -- In my grandfather's day -- Simonino the carbonaro -- Serving the secret service -- With the thousand -- The ercole -- Paris -- Dalla Piccola perplexed -- Joly -- A night in Prague -- Dalla Piccola says he is not Dalla Piccola -- Biarritz -- Dalla Piccola redivivus -- Boullan -- The days of the commune -- The protocols -- Osman Bey -- Russians? -- Taxil -- The devil in the nineteenth century -- Twelve years well spent -- A night Mass -- Sorting matters out -- The final solution -- Diary cut short
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7ocm70135555
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Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 444 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780547577616
Lccn
2011028593
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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Label
The Prague cemetery, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0DD8BC2F-922E-4136-A442-12A4034025CA
Publication
Note
eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A passerby on that gray morning -- Who am I? -- Chez Magny -- In my grandfather's day -- Simonino the carbonaro -- Serving the secret service -- With the thousand -- The ercole -- Paris -- Dalla Piccola perplexed -- Joly -- A night in Prague -- Dalla Piccola says he is not Dalla Piccola -- Biarritz -- Dalla Piccola redivivus -- Boullan -- The days of the commune -- The protocols -- Osman Bey -- Russians? -- Taxil -- The devil in the nineteenth century -- Twelve years well spent -- A night Mass -- Sorting matters out -- The final solution -- Diary cut short
Control code
7ocm70135555
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 444 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547577616
Lccn
2011028593
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0dd8bc2f-922e-4136-a442-12a4034025ca
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
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remote

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