Books similar to The Name of the Rose (Umberto Eco)

Original Italian: Il nome della rosa. 1980

In 1327, finding his sensitive mission at an Italian abbey further complicated by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William of Baskerville turns detective.
And discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith.


Books similar to The Name of the Rose (Umberto Eco)

Themes: Historical Novel - Medieval - Library - Inquisition - Italy - Monastic and religious life - Mystery - Philosophical Novel

  1. Foucault's Pendulum - Umberto Eco. 1988
  2. Dissolution - C. J. Sansom. 2003
  3. Baudolino - Umberto Eco. 2000
  4. An Instance of the Fingerpost - Iain Pears. 1997
  5. The Quincunx - Charles Palliser. 1989
  6. The Club Dumas - Arturo Pérez-Reverte. 1993
  7. My Name is Red - Orhan Pamuk. 1998
  8. The Secret History - Donna Tartt. 1992


Books like The Name of the Rose