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The Island of the Day Before

The Island of the Day Before

by Umberto Eco

Publisher Harcourt Brace & Company

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  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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About the book

The year is 1643. Roberto, a young nobleman, survives war, the Bastille, exile and shipwreck as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian. There he waits now, alone on the mysteriously deserted Daphne, separated by treacherous reefs from the island beyond: the island of the day before. If he could reach it, time - and his misfortunes - might be reversed. But first he must learn to swim...

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About the Author

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (born 5 January 1932) is an Italian novelist, medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, and literary critic.

He is the author of several bestselling novels, The Name of The Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of The Day Before, and Baudolino. His collections of essays include Five Moral Pieces, Kant and the Platypus, Serendipities, Travels In Hyperreality, and How To Travel With a Salmon and Other Essays.

He has also written academic texts and children's books.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    A very good first edition with a small tear to the top of the spine. In a very good unclipped dust jacket, with wear to the top and bottom of the spine and a small tear to the bottom of the spine.

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