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The Languages of Pao - Jack Vance
The Languages of Pao
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441470426 (0441470424)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 157
Edition language: English
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B. Morris Allen
B. Morris Allen rated it
4.5 Vance exploring the ramifications of an interesting idea
I first read this book a long time ago. It was my first exposure to the idea that language shapes not just how one says things, but what it is possible to say and think. I was tremendously impressed. Vance takes that idea, and runs with it. While I wouldn't say that this is a complete examination of...
davidofterra
davidofterra rated it
2.5 stars. This is a typical prince returns to overthrow the usurper story with a sprinkling of pseudo-linguistics.
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