Art history, archaeology and crime

Two gifts from my dear friend from studies. She knows I love good crime and she studied with me so obviously she knows I am still interested by the art and academia world, even if I no longer actively participate in it. The two books were perfect gift, I devoured both of them in one …

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The Devil in the Marshalsea – Antonia Hodgson

This one was something I rarely read - historical crime fiction, for some unknown reason I usually prefer myy crime to be contemporary, or at least 20th century. I probably was tempted to buy this one on one of the kindle sales, which is where I get most of my crime stash. The book is …

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Numero Zero – Umberto Eco – Quotes

I’d lost all faith in everything, except for the certainty that there’s always someone behind our back wanting to deceive us. “The whole business of mobile phones can’t last,’ declared Simei. ‘First, they cost a fortune and only a few can afford them. Second, people will soon discover it isn’t so essential to telephone everyone …

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