'Over more than 400 pages Eco displays his polymathic qualities, ranging over diverse subjects to produce a comprehensive definition of beauty. Utilising examples of literature, sculpture, painting, photography and film among other areas, Eco asks what beauty is and why it matters so much. The volume is lavishly produced... with exquisite images' Fatchna Kelly and Julian Fleming, Sunday Business Post.
Passionately argued and deeply engaged . . . Eco's writing has a unique ability to dance on the page and to resonate in the mind.
For the sheer depth and clarity of his learning and wisdom, Eco has no living rival
Eco is one of the most influential thinkers of our time