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Secrets of Angels and Demon. Wikiquote has quotations related to: People read for all manner of reasons and I have no doubt many out there will love this book. I know of at least one friend who loves this book and I can see why people like it.


I, too, like the Diabolicals, wanted the grand revelation, only to be let down thoroughly at the end the difference between the reader and the Diabolicals is that the former stops searching while the latter don’t. They use this program to create the “connections” which inspire their Plan. However, if you’re like me and are looking for something fast paced and suspenseful, don’t be fooled by the tantalising mentions of conspiracies, murders and ‘plots’. I made it halfway through this book before finally putting it down.

We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.

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They even begin to think that there might really be a secret conspiracy after all. You could easily shave a full hundred pages out of this book and have a much better and less infuriating book. Most books written in this fiction genre seem to focus on the mysterious, and aim to provide their own version of the conspiracy theory. De Angelis had asked Casaubon if he has ever heard of the Pehdolo.


Any hints of suspense that I was able to cling to were suffocated by the demanding and arduous way the book is written. In other projects Wikiquote. But alas, it simply wasn’t. I didn’t find the novel’s central themes that insightful or interesting. Belbo finds himself the target of a real secret society which believes that he possesses the key to the lost treasure of the Knights Templar.

Ma qualcuno li prende sul serio.


While the Plan is far-fetched, the editors become increasingly involved in their game. Xi way through, I was still waiting for the story to really get going.

Used book in good condition. I was very excited to read this book. But for now, I turn to easier yarns. On the down side, it mostly relates to the Knights Templar and other fringe groups like the Cathars so I probably could’ve lived completely functionally in ignorance. The Plan created by the three friends doesn’t even start to take place until over halfway through the book.

This was almost almost there – it certainly has codes and clues, but it completely lacked the pace and suspense I’d been hoping for.

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Because with a veritable bibliography of sources dropped into the dialogue and th Several cultures, science, centuries of world events and conspiracy theories collide into a whacko’s wet dream in Foucault’s Pendulum.

Most of the novel is then told in flashback as Casaubon waits in the museum. CS1 Italian-language sources it Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from April All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention Articles needing cleanup from October All pages needing cleanup Articles with sections that need to be turned into prose from October Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers. Casaubon learns that as well as the respectable Garamond publishing house, Pendoolo.


My response to this is “Mr. Eso los masculinos, claro.

We’re sorry – this copy is no longer available. More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Add to want list. Or a person who truly enjoys reading dry hist Foucault’s Pendulum feels like I spent a lot of time googling things I’d never heard of perhaps I’m just not knowledgeable enough for this rco This book is extremely dialogue driven and so densely populated with theological and historical references as to render i chunks of it completely lost on me.

Unfortunately, not in a good way. The interludes from his childhood serve as stark contrast to the mythical world of cults and conspiracies.

If you are entertained by conspiracy theory history lectures, then yes the novel works. Bit over my head. I jl wanted to like this book, but it really needed an editor with a thick red pen. I think I was supposed to learn that there’s no real purpose under all the plotting, that what’s real is having a little Giulio and being brave enough to play the trumpet, or something.

The book, by a Colonel Ardenti, claims a hidden coded manuscript has revealed a secret plan of the medieval Templars to take over the world. Other than the narrator, I never full connected with or cared much about the characters and even the narrator I wasn’t that much into.