Musings on Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco, the thirst for meaning and the recipe for a good novel

This review contains no spoilers, nothing you won’t find out in the first fifty pages or so. Why I read the book: I have read The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana before and I thought it was an amazing idea with the perfect conclusion and terribly dragging middle. Recently I stumbled upon a comment Viktoria left on anContinue reading “Musings on Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco, the thirst for meaning and the recipe for a good novel”

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco

It took me a very long time to complete this book. I wish it hadn’t. I wished I’d just left it now and continued or restarted somewhere in the indefinite future. Maybe then I would have appreciate the stunning ending, despite the terribly rocky start. I borrowed it from the library and read it, specificallyContinue reading “The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco”