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Chronicles of a Liquid Society

Hardback, 13/11/2017, £18.99
£17.09
In these pieces, written by Eco as articles for his regular column in l'Espresso magazine, he brings his dazzling erudition and keen sense of the everyday to bear on topics such as popular culture and politics, being seen, conspiracies, the old and the young, mobile phones, mass media, racism, good manners and the crisis in ideological values.

Inventing the Enemy

Paperback, 05/09/2013, £10.99
£9.89
Covers a range of topics on which the author has written and lectured over the years. This book explores lost islands, mythical realms, and the medieval world in the process - to a disquisition on the theme that runs through his novel, "The Prague Cemetery".

Prague Cemetery

Paperback, 05/07/2012, £8.99
£8.09
Nineteenth-century Europe abounds with conspiracy both ghastly and mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian priests are strangled with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses by night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres.

How to Write a Thesis

Paperback, 16/04/2015, £16.99
£15.29
Umberto Eco's wise and witty guide to researching and writing a thesis, published in English for the first time.

Book of Legendary Lands

Hardback, 12/11/2013, £45.00
£40.50
"A fascinating illustrated tour of the fabled places in literature and folklore that have awed, troubled, and eluded us through the ages"--Provided by publisher.

On Beauty: A History of a Western Idea

Paperback, 30/09/2010, £20.00
£18.00
Sumptuously illustrated and fascinatingly written - a vast store of wisdom about the nature of beauty itself.

Book of Legendary Lands

Hardback, 24/10/2013, £35.00
£31.50
Umberto Eco explores the most distant realms of our imagination.

Numero Zero (trans. Richard Dixon)

Paperback, 21/07/2016, £8.99
£8.09
1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce's death remain shrouded in confusion and controversy. 1992, Milan. Colonna takes a job at a fledgling newspaper financed by a powerful media magnate.

Kant and the Platypus

Paperback, 07/09/2000, £10.99
£9.89
An attempt to answer the question, how much do our perceptions of things depend on our cognitive ability and how much on our linguistic resources? Eco undertakes a series of idiosyncratic explorations, starting from the perceived data of common sense, to expound a clear critique of Kant.

Six Walks in the Fictional Woods

Paperback, 05/09/1995, £14.95
£13.46
Umberto Eco explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. With a series of examples, ranging from fairy tales to Mickey Spillane, Eco draws his readers in by making them collaborators in the creation of text, and in the investigation of some of fiction's most basic mechanisms.

Foucaults Pendulum

Paperback, 01/06/2001, £9.99
£8.99
This novel by the author of "The Name of the Rose" follows that book's format of a complex intellectual thriller. The plot ranges back and forth through the centuries, full of arcane knowledge, secret societies, love, death, passion and perversion.