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a new book by Eco containing 444 pages thick sounds like a dark tale

The first review I've stumbled onto is from the lj syndicated arts and letters site. Here's their link

Author(s)		Eco, Umberto. 
Title(s)	 	The Prague cemetery / Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon. 
Other Title(s)	 	Cimitero di Praga. English Edition	 	 1st American ed.
Publisher	 	 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Description	 	 viii, 444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Summary	 	
"19th-century Europe--from Turin to Prague to Paris--abounds with the
ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. In Italy,
republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. In France,
during the Paris Commune, people eat mice, plan bombings and rebellions
in the streets, and celebrate Black Masses. Every nation has its own
secret service, perpetrating conspiracies and even massacres. From the
Dreyfus Affair to the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the Jews are
blamed for everything. One man connects each of these threads into a
massive crazy-quilt conspiracy within conspiracies. Here, he confesses
all, thanks to Umberto Eco's ingenious imagination--a thrill-ride
through the underbelly of actual, world-shattering events."-- Provided
by publisher. 
Subject(s)	 	Antisemitism Fiction. 
                        Conspiracies Fiction. 
                        Political crimes and offenses Fiction. 
                        Europe History 1789-1900 Fiction. 
Genre/Format	 	Historical fiction. 
                        Suspense fiction.
Other Entries	 	Dixon, Richard. 

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I'm on a waiting list for a copy through lapl. I think I'm number 63 on that list. Pretty lucky number, isn't it. I think with that, and the total number of pages (444), I should be expecting an available copy in the second week of April, on Friday.

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