Italian Author of ‘The Name of The Rose’ Dies at 84

Umberto Eco well known and reputed Italian philosopher and writer has died at the age 84. He is very well known for his novel The Name of the Rose. He died late on Friday from cancer, this information given by a family member who asked not to be identified.

In 1986 starring Scottish actor Sean Connery the Name of the Rose was made into a film. Umberto Eco who wrote the novel which name is Foucault’s Pendulum is continued to publish new works. He also wrote many literary criticism and children’s books.

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco once wrote very amazing line that “books always speak of other books, and every story tells a story that has already been told”. He was quoted that I am a philosopher. He mostly writes novels only on the weekends. A tribute give to Eco by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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