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  • The Sympathizer

  • By: Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Narrated by: Francois Chau
  • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 147
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    4 out of 5 stars 137
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    4 out of 5 stars 137

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2016. It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and reporting on the group to a higher-up in the Viet Cong.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Unknown Underlined by the Unspoken

  • By Simon on 06-11-16

A brilliant book

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-11-18

A thought-provoking and clever book, gripping and moving story line. The author makes a number of incredibly deep points and critiques regarding different countries and ideologies, as well as what goes wrong with idealism. Along the way, a number of thoughts, often entertaining, on numerous other matters of daily life. A must read

  • Il nome della rosa

  • By: Umberto Eco
  • Narrated by: Tommaso Ragno
  • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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    5 out of 5 stars 20
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Fine novembre del 1327. In una perduta abbazia benedettina dell'Italia settentrionale, il frate Guglielmo da Baskerville e il novizio Adso da Melk si trovano a indagare su una serie di misteriosi e inquietanti delitti, uno al giorno per sette giorni. Capolavoro di Umberto Eco, questo giallo medievale ha incantato e divertito milioni di lettori in tutto il mondo.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A masterpiece!

  • By Jaqueline Donada on 27-02-19

Un libro geniale

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Reviewed: 31-05-18

Libro fantastico, storia avvincente e al contempo profonda, scritto da un genio che ci manca. È Umberto Eco il vero modello che l'Italia è gli italiani dovrebbero ammirare