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The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb. - Umberto Eco

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Italian semiologist and novelist, 1932+

Born:5th January, 1932
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Starsign: Capricorn

Author Keywords: Novelist, Semiologist, Italian

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