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09.11.2010 - The New Novel By Umberto Eco Abhor Vatican

Official newspaper of the Vatican Oservatore novel described as immoral and anti-Semitic new novel of Umberto Eco’s “Cemetery of Prague.
 
Author of review is devastating Onion Skarafiya, who teaches art history at the University of Rome “Sapienza” and is considered the leading item in the Vatican newspaper.
 
Eco novel (UmbertoEco.com) is two days in sales and forecast that it will become a bestseller.
 
The protagonist, notary Simonini, fabricates false records in the XIX century manufacture, purchase and sell compromises the secret services of France, Prussia and Russia.
 
He is convinced anti-Semite, he realized that many of them profitable to declare someone an enemy Jew and to ascribe all sorts of sins.
 
Finally, Umberto Eco makes it a popular author of Pseudo “Protocols of the Wise Men of Zion.”
 
Simonini is a professional forger with clear vision. Excellent grasp that misinformation to be credible, must include well-known and aptly recycled information is limited to a small but clear concepts, offering dire scenarios, but they are in tune with public prejudice.
 
Simonini is a fictional character, but other actors in the novel are historical figures, described on the basis of their lasting legacy.
 
“To denouncing anti-Semitism, assuming the role of anti-Semites do not contribute to disclose their true face, but only causes a growing abhorrence of narrative.
 


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