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Numero Zero von Eco, Umberto (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 03.11.2015
  • Verlag: Mariner Books
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Numero Zero

1 Italian bestseller ';Witty and wry . . . It's hard not to be charmed.' New York Times Book Review ';One of the most influential thinkers of our time.' Los Angeles Times 1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce's death remain controversial. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he can't resist to ghostwrite a book. His subject: a fledgling newspaper, which happens to be financed by a powerful media magnate. As Colonna gets to know the team, he learns of the editor's paranoid theory that Mussolini's corpse was a body double and part of a wider Fascist plot. It's the scoop the newspaper desperately needs. The evidence? He's working on it. It's all there: media hoaxes, Mafiosi, the CIA, the Pentagon, blackmail, love, gossip, and murder. A clash of forces that have shaped Italy since World War II from Mussolini to Berlusconi. ';Farcical, serious, satiric, and tragic' (Le Point, France), Numero Zero is the work of a master storyteller. UMBERTO ECO (19322016) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including The Name of the Rose,The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy. He received Italy's highest literary award, the Premio Strega, was named a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur by the French government, and was an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 208
    Erscheinungsdatum: 03.11.2015
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780544635098
    Verlag: Mariner Books
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