Foucault's Pendulum - Chapters 73-87 (Tiferet 73-87) Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 73-87 (Tiferet 73-87) Summary

This section begins with Casaubon, still looking through Belbo's papers on Abulafia, discovering that Belbo has created a much richer version of the plan in his files. In fact, he has taken to turning the facts that the group has discovered and the connections they have found into a fictionalized account of the events. Casaubon finds a long story written from the point of view of Kelly, an associate of the mysterious John Dee. John Dee, the court astrologer for Queen Elizabeth and renowned initiate of esoteric knowledge, roams through Europe in Belbo's story meeting with mystics in Prague and is eventually overtaken by a youthful and very powerful Francis Bacon.

Belbo never completely reveals the fact that he is writing this fictionalized account, nor does he reveal all of the details of the story, though he...

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