Faith in Fakes Travels in Hyperreality

Paperback (15 May 1995)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Holography, wax museums, the secret meaning of spectator sports, Superman and the intellectual effects of over-tight jeans are just a few of the subjects covered in this collection of witty, entertaining and thought-provoking delights from Umberto Eco, celebrated author of The Name of the Rose.

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Vintage is a highly respected paperback publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, publishing writers like Philip Roth, Martin Amis and Toni Morrison. There are many Booker and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list such as Kingsley Amis, A S Byatt, J M Coetzee, Ismail Kadare, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and Ben Okri, to name a few.

Book information

ISBN: 9780749396282
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage
Pub date:
DEWEY: 854.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 306
Weight: 230g
Height: 197mm
Width: 134mm
Spine width: 22mm