Italian author Umberto Eco dies during 84

Umberto Eco. Photo: Dec 2010Image copyright

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Umberto Eco’s final book – Year Zero – was published final year

The Italian author and philosopher Umberto Eco, best famous for his novel The Name of a Rose, has died aged 84.

His family says he upheld divided late on Friday during his home. No serve sum were given.

The Name of a Rose was done into a film in 1989 starring Scottish actor Sean Connery.

Eco, who also wrote a novel Foucault’s Pendulum, continued to tell new works, with Year Zero expelled final year.

He also wrote children’s books and literary criticism.

Eco once wrote that “books always pronounce of other books, and each story tells a story that has already been told”.

“I am a philosopher,” he was quoted as saying. “I write novels usually on a weekends.”

Eco founded a communications dialect during a University of San Marino in a 1980s.

He was after highbrow emeritus and authority of a Higher School of Humanities of a University of Bologna.

Eco was innate in Alessandria, northern Italy, in 1932.