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Is That a Fish in Your Ear? The Amazing Adventure of Translation

by David Bellos
£8.99   paperback  Penguin Books Ltd (Particular Books) (2012)

Is That a Fish in Your Ear? The Amazing Adventure of Translation by David Bellos How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This question is at the heart of David Bellos's funny, wise and life-affirming language book, which 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.

ISBN 13: 9780241954300 | ISBN 10: 0241954304