Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco; Geoffrey Brock [Translator] - Hardcover - 2005-06-03 - from Your Online Bookstore (SKU: 0151011400-2-20799732)

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco; Geoffrey Brock [Translator] - Hardcover - 2005-06-03 - from Your Online Bookstore (SKU: 0151011400-2-20799732)
Stock Photo: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available.

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

by Umberto Eco; Geoffrey Brock [Translator]

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
0151011400
ISBN 13
9780151011407
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Houston, Texas
Item Price:
$5.02
FREE shipping to USA
More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Harcourt, 2005-06-03. Hardcover. Very Good.

Synopsis

Yambo, a sixtyish rare-book dealer who lives in Milan, has suffered a loss of memory-he can remember the plot of every book he has ever read, every line of poetry, but he no longer knows his own name, doesn't recognize his wife or his daughters, and remembers nothing about his parents or his childhood. In an effort to retrieve his past, he withdraws to the family home somewhere in the hills between Milan and Turin. There, in the sprawling attic, he searches through boxes of old newspapers, comics, records, photo albums, and adolescent diaries. And so Yambo relives the story of his generation: Mussolini, Catholic education and guilt, Josephine Baker, Flash Gordon, Fred Astaire. His memories run wild, and the life racing before his eyes takes the form of a graphic novel. Yambo struggles through the frames to capture one simple, innocent image: that of his first love. A fascinating, abundant new novel-wide-ranging, nostalgic, funny, full of heart-from the incomparable Eco.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Your Online Bookstore US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
0151011400-2-20799732
Title
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana
Author
Umberto Eco; Geoffrey Brock [Translator]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0151011400
ISBN 13
9780151011407
Publisher
Harcourt
Place of Publication
Orlando
Date published
2005-06-03

Terms of Sale

Your Online Bookstore

We provide a 30 day return guarantee, with full refund including shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives damaged or not as it was described in the listing.

About the Seller

Your Online Bookstore

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2012
Houston, Texas
Ask Seller a Question
tracking-