Cimitirul din Praga are in centru aventurile misteriosului Simonini, un personaj ciudat, cu lacune de memorie si dubla personalitate. Nu se stie exact cu ce. Readers’ questions about Cimitirul din Praga. 2 questions answered. Title, Cimitirul din Praga Volume of Polirom. Top 10+ · Volume of Top 10 +. Author, Umberto Eco. Translated by, Ştefania Mincu. Publisher, Polirom.

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Who things the same I wonder?? According to Eco, “the characters of this novel are not imaginary. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Item s unavailable for purchase. Il cimitero di Praga is the sixth novel by Italian author Umberto Cimitirlu.

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It was first published in October ; the English translation by Richard Dixon appeared a year later. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

He arrives there cimitirlwhere the remainder of the story is set. Here he sets up business forging documents in rooms over a junk shop near Place Maubert. You’ve successfully reported this review. See Featured Authors Answering Questions.

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Historical novelMystery. He is brought up by his grandfather, an old reactionary who houses Jesuit refugees and hates the Jews — he claims that the French Revolution was planned by the Knights Templarthe Bavarian Illuminati and the Jacobinsbut behind them all, he says, were the Jews.


Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! He also works for the French secret service as a forger and fixer. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat The Prague Cemetery Italian: I feel like I read the whole thing waiting for the plot to take on significance but really I just feel like I read hundreds of pages of hate I found it dense at times, but I realized over time that it brought perspective to the way we shape, adopt and live by conspiracy theories.

Those theories routinely degrade the class of people that they target. Ask and answer questions about books! The main character is Simone Simonini, a man whom Eco claims he has tried to cimitieul into the most cynical and disagreeable character in all the history of literature [2] and is the only fictional character in the novel.

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After his grandfather’s death he is employed by a dishonest lawyer who teaches him the art of forgery. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [The man has left this world and no matter the intelligence and brilliant writing ,deep inside he hated Jews with passion and to me as a sceptic his writing pen took him on paths that many incognito Neo Nazi take under the academic umbrella. June 14, ISBN: He is banished to Paris. Simonini works long hours on his life story, falling asleep through exhaustion or an excess of wine. Simonini decides to write down all he can remember in the form of a diary, in the hope of regaining his memory.


He hatches a plan to forge what will one day become the infamous Protocols of the Elders of Ziona document that claims the Jews were plotting world dominion. To do so, he blows up the ship on which Nievo is sailing, with the loss of all lives.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. He wakes up one morning to find he has lost his memory and suspects something terrible has happened. The nineteenth century was full of monstrous and vimitirul events: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Eng. Michael Mann Eco has made hate — anti-Semitism — farcical, absurd, as indeed it should be understood.

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Overall rating No ratings yet 0. You submitted the following rating and review. He had told him about talking cures as a means of overcoming traumatic experiences. The support given by Sicilian peasants is not a matter of patriotism, but of hatred of exploiting landlords and oppressive Neapolitan officials.

His skills bring him to the attention of the Piedmont Government secret service who decide his skills might be useful to them. Simonini is ordered to destroy some heavily guarded documents in Nievo’s possession. Over the next thirty-five years he lays traps for revolutionaries fighting against Napoleon IIIprovides intelligence during the days of the Paris Commune and forges the bordereau that would trigger the Dreyfus affair.