The most mind-whirling book I've read this year - Foucault's pendulum by Umberto Eco beats Da Vinci code for the sheer depth of mystery and tension around the Templars.
From Pg 75 of the old library edition I'm reading:
"The Crusaders were terrible screwups. They marched off without any idea of where they were going or what they would find when they got there."'
Really having trouble understanding this book fully.
I can't help but walk around bewildered - is that I am the wrong audience for the book, is there some pre-knowledge required to be able to grasp its concept, is it only for academics and high-brow folks?? - please help me out!
I'm keeping at it, but it is a heavy read. I'm averaging 40 pages every morning on my commute to work.
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