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Download Imie Rozy (The Name of the Rose) Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Imie Rozy (The Name of the Rose), by Umberto Eco
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (102,468 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Umberto Eco Narrator: Krzysztof Gosztyl Publisher: Oficyna Literacka Noir sur Blanc Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Listopad 1327 roku. Do znamienitego opactwa benedyktynów w pólnocnych Wloszech przybywa uczony franciszkanin, Wilhelm z Baskerville, któremu towarzyszy uczen i sekretarz, nowicjusz Adso z Melku. W klasztorze panuje ponury nastrój.

Opat zwraca sie do Wilhelma z prosba o pomoc w rozwiklaniu zagadki tajemniczej smierci jednego z mnichów. Sprawa jest naglaca, gdyz za kilka dni w opactwie ma sie odbyc wazna debata teologiczna, w której wezma udzial dostojnicy koscielni, z wielkim inkwizytorem Bernardem Gui na czele. Tymczasem dochodzi do kolejnych morderstw. Przenikliwy Anglik orientuje sie, ze wyjasnienia mrocznego sekretu nalezy szukac w klasztornej bibliotece. Bogaty ksiegozbiór, w którym nie brak dziel uwazanych za niebezpieczne, miesci sie w salach tworzacych labirynt. Intruz moze tam latwo zabladzic, a nawet - jak kraza sluchy - postradac zmysly.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Julie Dunn Shedd | 2/19/2014

    " "In that face, deformed by hatred of philosophy, I saw for the first time the portrait of the Antichrist, who does not come from the tribe of Judas, as his heralds have it, or from a far country. The Antichrist can be born from piety itself, from excessive love of God or of the truth, as the heretic is born from the saint and the possessed from the seer. Fear prophets, Adso, and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them. Jorge did a diabolical thing because he loved his truth so lewdly that he dared anything in order to destroy falsehood. Jorge feared the second book of Aristotle because it perhaps really did teach how to distort the face of every truth, so that we would not become slaves of our ghosts. Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth." "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Antonis | 2/16/2014

    " This book was so boring, that describing it as such, is simply underestimating the feeling of boredom when reading it. As soon as you get a bit intrigued by the plot, a pointless and huge description of an abbey starts, with no purpose whatsoever. If it's of any importance, I'm an architect, and finding a description of an abbey boring as hell, means that it really is! The plot doesn't get any more exciting afterwards, either. I've tried to read it three times, each of them with the biggest of motivations, however each and every time I managed to quit before reaching its half. Honestly, I wouldn't recommend to anyone reading it. Better watch the movie with Sean Connery. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Eric | 2/7/2014

    " Fun, sophisticated, readable...what more do you want? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jac | 2/6/2014

    " took me forever. hard to see the comparison between eco and borges. enticing, both. "

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