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SPOILER POLICY: this particular wiki is intended for people who have already read Foucault's Pendulum once. First-time readers are recommended to just read the book without any sort of guide. Spoilers may be contained herein.


Please read the Foucault's Pendulum wiki guidelines, but above all, do not add information unless it is notable, relevant and interesting. We don't need Wikipedia links for every last place and person mentioned in the novel.


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Sample entry
Information directly relevant to the quotation.

  • Tangentially relevant information (relating to Eco's other writings, etc).
  • Your own interpretations and insights. Bleakhouse <--Use three ~ to sign your name

Page 54

a galactic tavern where alien invaders... with soldiers of the Empire
Seemingly a reference to the cantina in Star Wars.

Page 64

"Verdurin salon... chez Guermantes. Do you students still read such things?"
A reference to Proust's In Search of Lost Time. Eco told U.S News & World Report in a 1989 interview, "The public has changed enormously in the last two decades. You see boys going into the bookstore and buying Proust. They want a difficult experience."




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