Umberto Eco: 5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016 David A Lockwood Books I am reading., Quotes & other trivia. 20/02/201622/02/2018 Another loss: Umberto Eco died yesterday. Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn’t ask ourselves what it says but what it means……… Umberto Eco. Three of his books I really enjoyed. Like this:Like Loading... Related Published by David A Lockwood Amateur photographer with an interest in Prehistory (Rock Art). View all posts by David A Lockwood Published 20/02/201622/02/2018
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Great quote. I was so sad to hear of his passing. Thanks for posting this.
I liked his way of expressing himself with what could be quite cutting remarks (well deserved in a lot of cases) he could insult & make it look like constructive criticism 🙂
His books were just as insightful – a sad loss.