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The Name of the Rose
Darkness stirs in the heart of Courdeval. And in the heart of its very king. As he resumes his duties and his normal life, however, it becomes clear he is changed--perhaps forever. There is a power in him, and a darkness, that threatens to consume him… for all time. Locked in open war against the Divinity of Magic, Emaurria is in grave danger and, worse, divided at its core.
It is a historical murder mystery set in an Italian monastery in the year ; an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies, and literary theory. It was translated into English by William Weaver in The novel has sold over 50 million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling books ever published. In , Franciscan friar William of Baskerville and Adso of Melk , a Benedictine novice travelling under his protection, arrive at a Benedictine monastery in Northern Italy to attend a theological disputation. The monastery is disturbed by the death of Adelmo of Otranto, an illuminator revered for his illustrations. Adelmo was skilled at comical artwork, especially concerning religious matters. William is tasked by the monastery's abbot , Abo of Fossanova, to investigate the death, and he has a debate with one of the oldest monks in the abbey, Jorge of Burgos, about the theological meaning of laughter, which Jorge despises.
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Sign in. Watch now. Title: The Book and the Rose Set in When John Barnes acquires an old book filled with intriguing handwritten notes, he begins a correspondence with its previous owner--and it promises to be more than just an exchange of letters. Based on a short story by Max Lucado about two people brought together by the timeless workings of fate.