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Description - Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco

The year is 1643. Roberto, a young nobleman, survives war, the Bastille, exile and shipwreck as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian. There he waits now, alone on the mysteriously deserted Daphne, separated by treacherous reefs from the island beyond: the island of the day before. If he could reach it, time - and his misfortunes - might be reversed. But first he must learn to swim...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749396664
ISBN-10: 0749396660
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 131mm x 35mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco is the author of four bestselling novels, The Name of The Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, The Island of The Day Before and Baudolino. His collections of essays also include Five Moral Pieces, Kant and the Platypus, Serendipities, Faith in Fakes, and How To Travel With a Salmon and Other Essays. A Professor of Semiotics at the University of Bologna, Umberto Eco lives in Italy.

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