A monk investigates a series of mysterious happenings in an abbey with the help of his young novice.
A mysterious death occurs in a monastery. The monks believe that this is the beginning of the new apocalypse. It is also extremely ill-timed as they are soon to be visited by important spiritual leaders. They therefore ask help from the monk William of Baskerville and ask him to find out what is going on. Together with his student he starts to investigate the matter, but he must also fight against the clock as they expect the important visit..
Qualities: a Classic with a great plot, I would also highly recommend the book