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The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco, William Weaver I'm not really sure what I really think about the book. I am blaming my not ranting & raving about this book to my lack of knowledge about medieval times and also, my confusion in differentiating of the "strands" (not sure exactly what you call them) of monks / abbeys (I am referring to what's the differences between Fransiscan / Benedictine / etc).Found the whole superstitions mixed in with gossips / rumours and some truth to be slightly incongruous. Whilst, I don't think I should be shocked at what they get up to in Medieval times (am referring to the inquisitions & other rumours on what other 'cults' did), I do anyway but yet think it's not completely impossibly close to the real truth. What this book made me truly glad of is that I'm NOT living in medieval time! Thanks be to God, amen! ;)