Books tagged: linguistics

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Il Silenzio della Metafisica (The Silence of Metaphysics)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: Italian. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A philosophical study. Analysis of the philosophical categories of “form” and “event” as opposite principles between Greek and Eastern world. Metaphysics in modern science.
Cardboard: A woman left for dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cardboard: A woman left for dead is a fictionalized account of one woman's life-threatening eating disorder and her eventual hard-won recovery. Fiona Place has created Lucy, a narrator who is capable of taking the reader deep inside the puzzling experience known as anorexia nervosa. Acutely observed, a compelling and moving portrait it asks the big questions: Who am I? What do I want?
Tongues
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Price: Free! Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Seamus Martinez, one of the galaxy's foremost xenolinguists, knows very well that in first contact situations with alien species, the words you choose are extremely important, and can have disastrous consequences. But he soon discovers that deciphering alien languages is the easy part . . . it's navigating an entire species' belief system that's hard.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Growing Up With Shanghai- Huai Hai Lu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
Growing Up With Shanghai- Huai Hai lu is the next issue of the Growing Up With Shanghai Project. Mandy takes us along Huai Hai Lu- a main street of Shanghai- where she used to live before being relocated.
Zamenhof. The Life, Works and Ideas of the Author of Esperanto
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Released to the public for the first time in in 1887, Esperanto had its specific origins in the fertile brain of a single individual, Zamenhof, and in the particular circum stan ces into which he was born and came of age. It is the story of these origins that Aleksander Korzhenkov's biography sets out to tell.
Peter the Perpendicular
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
An undercover operation in wartime Vietnam. Safe from the Japanese in the hills during WW2 an American undergraduate pursues his studies whilst attempting to fulfil a military objective.
The Comic Dictionary
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the best articulated collection of jokes of its time! Here’s what you need to make a good party great! You’ll have one thousand hilarious quotes to insert in your daily conversation! If you’re looking for a great gift or icebreaker at parties, this is for you!