open
Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books

Foucault's Pendulum
Purchase this book from Amazon.com Purchase this book from Amazon.co.uk Purchase this book for Kindle Purchase this audiobook from Audible.com

Book added by: Administrator
Last updated by: valashain

Foucault's Pendulum

Synopsis | Excerpt | Reviews | Images

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989
Original Italian publication, 1988
Series:

This book does not appear to be part of a series. If this is incorrect, and you know the name of the series to which it belongs, please let us know.

Submit Series Details

Book Type: Novel
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Occult
Historical Fantasy
Alternate History (Fantasy)
If you liked Foucault's Pendulum you might like these books.
Awards:  
Lists:
Links:
Avg Member Rating:
(130 reads / 69 ratings)


Synopsis

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times. This produces a map indicating the geographical point from which all the powers of the earth can be controlled-a point located in Paris, France, at Foucault's Pendulum. But in a fateful turn the joke becomes all too real, and when occult groups, including Satanists, get wind of the Plan, they go so far as to kill one of the editors in their quest to gain control of the earth.

Orchestrating these and other diverse characters into his multilayered semiotic adventure, Eco has created a superb cerebral entertainment.


Excerpt

No excerpt currently exists for this novel. Be the first to submit one!

Submit an Excerpt


Reviews

Foucault's Pendulum

- ThomasBa2
  (7/10/2011)
If you're not sure, give it a try...

- ScoLgo
  (1/12/2015)
Foucault's Pendulum

- Weesam
  (3/16/2015)

Images

No alternate cover images currently exist for this novel. Be the first to submit one!