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Hôtel Olympia
Elisabeth Vonarburg
Progress: 15/591pages
The Fifth Knight
E.M. Powell
Progress: 65/680minutes
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Wine of Violence: A Medieval Mystery #1: An Historical Mystery (Medieval Mysteries)
Priscilla Royal
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages
The Name of the Rose
Umberto Eco
Progress: 362/536pages

Reading progress update: I've read 362 out of 536 pages.

The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco

"This?" I asked, showing him a work whose pages were covered with abstruse letters. And William said, "No, that's Arabic, idiot! Bacon was right: the scholar's first duty is to learn languages!"


"But you don't know Arabic, either!" I replied, irked, to which William answered, "At least I understand when it is Arabic!" And I blushed, because I could hear Benno snickering behind my back.