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Is That a Fish in Your Ear? free pdf "Is That a Fish in Your Ear?" by David Bellos asks: how do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This funny, wise and life-affirming language book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at the heart of everything we do - and makes us who we are. Selected by "The New York Times" as one of the 100 Notable Books of 2011. "A wonderful, witty book ...richly original, endlessly fascinating ...for anyone interested in words". ("Economist", Books of the Year). "A scintillating bouillabaisse ...spiced with good and provocative things". ("Literary Review"). "Dazzlingly inventive". ("The New York Times"). "Clear and lively...There is nothing quite like it". ("Spectator").

About David Bellos

David Bellos is Director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication at Princeton University, where he is also Professor of French and Comparative Literature. He has won many awards for his translations of Georges Perec, Ismail Kadare and others, including the Man Booker Translator Award, and received the Prix Goncourt de la biographie for his book on Perec.

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Author : David Bellos
Publisher : Particular Books
Data Published : 06 September 2012
ISBN : 0241954304
EAN : 9780241954300
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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