returns with «The name of the rose»

In 1980 a novel arrived in bookstores that would become one of the great literary phenomena of all time. In it, great literature, reflections on philosophy, as well as an investigation into a crime and that resonated with the stories of Conan Doyle starring Sherlock Holmes, went hand in hand. In this case, the detective did not have a pipe, but instead wore Franciscan garb. His name was William of Baskerville and he was the protagonist of “The Name of the Rose”, the great novel by the Italian semiologist Umberto Eco. It is estimated that by 2016, the year of Eco’s death, more than 50 million copies of the book had been sold. construction site all over the world, in addition to having fifty translations.

It was a spectacular success that also resulted in a well-known film adaptation, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and starring Sean Connery. Likewise, the small screen recently approached the work in a production with John Turturro in the skin of Guillermo de Baskerville.


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