Reviews

  • "'Umberto Eco has written a novel - his first - and it has become a literary event'"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "'A novel of stunning intelligence, linguistic richness, thematic complexity'"

    Il Giorno
  • "'This novel belongs with Voltaire' philosophical tales - in the entertaining guise of an erudite fiction story, it is also a vibrant plea for freedom, moderation and wisdom'"

    L'Express