The Art of Language Invention

Author: David J. Peterson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0143126466
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From master language creator David J. Peterson, creator of Game of Thrones' (HBO) Dothraki language, comes a creative guide to language construction. Peterson begins with a brief history of constructed languages, from Tolkien's creations to Klingon to the thriving global community of language construction. Then, using examples from a variety of languages including his own creations, Peterson offers a captivating and lucid overview, providing a basic foundation of essential linguistic tools for inventing and evolving one's own lexicon.

The Wit Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister

Author: George R.R. Martin
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007532334
Format: PDF
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This book showcases the best and most humorous quotes from George R.R. Martin's favourite character Tyrion Lannister, the worldly, jaded, funny, highly intelligent, cynical, womanizing star of the books. A perfect stocking-filler for every fan of the books, and of HBO's award-winning television series.

From Elvish to Klingon

Author: Michael Adams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192807099
Format: PDF
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This fascinating book takes invented languages and explores the origins, purpose, and usage of these curious artefacts of culture. Written by experts in the field, chapters discuss a wide range of languages - from Esperanto to Klingon - and uncover the motives behind their creation and the outcomes of their existence.

In the Land of Invented Languages

Author: Arika Okrent
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0812980891
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Okrent tells the fascinating and highly entertaining history of man's enduring quest to build a better language. Peopled with charming eccentrics and exasperating megalomaniacs, the land of invented languages is a place where you can recite the Lord's Prayer in John Wilkins's Philosophical Language, say your wedding vows in Loglan, and read "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" in Lojban--not to mention Babm, Blissymbolics, and the nearly nine hundred other invented languages featured in this language-lover's book.

The Lands of Ice and Fire

Author: George R. R. Martin
Publisher: Voyager
ISBN: 9780007490653
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A series of maps to illustrating the lands and cities of George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series.

The Language of Life

Author: James Haba
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
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Presents interviews with an ethnically diverse group of poets and explores the fascination of poetry

Brain of Thrones A Game of Thrones Quiz Book

Author: Rich Jepson
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1326391615
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Do you know your Dornish from your Dothraki? Your Tullys from your Tyrells? Your Wildlings from your White Walkers? Brain of Thrones is designed to test passive fans of the show as well as the hardcore ‘thronies’ out there. Whether you run a local quiz, want to test your friends or are simply looking to find out what you really know about the drama, this book is for you. Quizzes become progressively harder throughout the book with a range of general and specific rounds so you can find the questions you want quickly and easily. There’s also a round of tiebreakers to settle any disputes, after all...when you play the Brain of Thrones – You Win or You Cry!

Mother Daughter Book Camp

Author: Heather Vogel Frederick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442471832
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Emma, Jess, Megan, Becca, and Cassidy go to Camp Lovejoy in New Hampshire to serve as counselors and when some of the young campers are stricken with homesickness, the friends decide to start a summer camp book club.