Numero Zero

1992. Colonna is offered a fee he can’t refuse to ghost-write a memoir. His subject, Braggadocio, is convinced that Mussolini’s corpse was a body-double and part of a wider...

Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

Internationally best-selling author Umberto Eco is a master stylist whose books, including Baudolino, have been savored by millions around the world. Now, with The Mysterious...

Numero Zero

Numero Zero is the feverish and delightfully readable tale of a ghostwriter in Milan whose work pulls him into an underworld of media politics and murderous conspiracies...

The Story of the Betrothed

Lorenzo and Lucia, both from peasant families, are planning their wedding. However, after meeting the villainous Don Rodrigo, the couple are forced to flee their village. Their...

The Name of the Rose

This hugely engaging story of murder, superstition, religious politics and drama in a medieval monastery was one of the most striking novels to appear in the 1980s. The Name of...

Prague Cemetery

Nineteenth-century Europe - from Turin to Prague to Paris - abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with...

Baudolino

As Constantinople is being pillaged and burned in April 1204, a young man, Baudolino, manages to save a historian and a high court official from certain death at the hands of...