The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco // One of the best contemporary European novels.
10 Great Historical Novels That Will Transport You Back In Time
The year is Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective.
Umberto Eco, Italian novelist and philosopher. The Name of the Rose, The Island of the Day Before
Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us
Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Alphonse de Neuville
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Tsundoku (Japanese): leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with other unread books.
I love this brilliant man. 'Umberto Eco', accomplished author, lecturer, language historian/expert + etc.