The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana (Hardcover)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780151011407, 480pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2005
A fascinating, abundant new novel-wide-ranging, nostalgic, funny, full of heart-from the incomparable Eco.
Praise For The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana…
PRAISE FOR BAUDOLINO
"A richly variegated haul of medieval treasures . . . Compulsively readable."-THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
PRAISE FOR THE NAME OF THE ROSE
"The kind of novel that changes our mind, replaces our reality with its own."-LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Like the labyrinthine library at its heart, this brilliant novel has many cunning passages and secret chambers . . . Fascinating . . . Ingenious . . . Dazzling."-NEWSWEEK
"Deeply cerebral, yet remarkably accessible...Eco delights his fans with an intellectual''s take on nostalgia.."
"A head-spinning tour through the corridors of history and popular culture, and one of this sly entertainer''s liveliest yet."
"The entertaining narrative fairly rips by. Another winner from Eco."
"An insidiously witty and provocative story"