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The Island of the Day Before

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The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco
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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...

Author Biography

Umberto Eco (1932-2016) wrote fiction, literary criticism and philosophy. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was a major international bestseller. His other works include Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of the Day Before, Baudolino, The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, The Prague Cemetery and Numero Zero along with many brilliant collections of essays.
Release date NZ
October 7th, 1996
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
528
Dimensions
129x198x33
ISBN-13
9780749396664
Product ID
1697191

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