Foucault's Pendulum
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Foucault's Pendulum

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"As brilliant and quirky as THE NAME OF THE ROSE, as mischievous and wide-raning....A virtuoso performance."
THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Three clever book editors, inspired by an extraordinary fable they heard years befoe, decide to have a little fun. Randomly feeding esoteric bits of knowledge into an incredible computer capable of inventing connections between all their entires, they think they are creating a long lazy game--until the game starts taking over....
Here is an incredible journey of thought and history, memory and fantasy, a tour de force as enthralling as anything Umberto Eco--or indeed anyone--has ever devised.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 641 pages
  • 147.32 x 205.74 x 38.1mm | 725.74g
  • Cengage Learning EMEA
  • THOMSON LEARNING
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Trade ed.
  • 0151327653
  • 9780151327652
  • 879,796

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