Tag Archives: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (Naturally, a Manuscript)

“… he must, must write a sequel,” wrote Pradeep Sebastian about Umberto Eco and The Name of the Rose. Now, alas, he never will. My own enthusiasm for Eco’s work has cooled over the years, yet I couldn’t have been more excited … Continue reading

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Short Fiction: The End of the Long, Winding Road: Happy Endings

A short story first published in the December 2010 issue of The Banyan Trees, a monthly online literary magazine. “…the original, the one and only World Wide Web. The Real thing. The rest will remain simply virtual.” – Umberto Eco “I … Continue reading

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Musings: Voices

Little, Big is filled with haunting voices; Before Sunrise is one long conversation; Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita probably has the most talkative narrative voice in literature – three details that mean so much to me now, that would have … Continue reading

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