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Umberto Eco


Italy (1932 - 2016)

Umberto Eco was an Italian novelist, essayist, literary critic, philosopher, and semiotician. He was born in Alessandria in 1932 and was Professor of Semiotics at the University of Bologna and President of the International Center for Semiotic and Cognitive Studies.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Literary Fiction
 
Novels

 
Collections
 
Chapbooks
 
Novellas
The Story of the Betrothed (2014) (with Marco Lorenzetti)
 
Non fiction








 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1984) : The Name of the Rose


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