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Umberto Eco (1932 - )
Italian novelist & semiotician [more author details]
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I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Umberto Eco
I felt like poisoning a monk.
Umberto Eco, on why he wrote the novel "The Name of the Rose."
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
Umberto Eco, Travels in Hyperreality (Harcourt)

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