Books tagged: linguistics fiction

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The Euonymist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a future where naming is vital and the labelling of a new species can have major ramifications, what hope is there for an ancient tongue that is effectively linguistically dead? "A rich and rewarding read from a stylish new Scottish talent" (World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer).
For the Long Term
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Suppose the government were to impose a word tax on all communications. Through her blog posts, Jessie Maxwell shows what could happen when what you can say depends on what you can pay. This story is both a celebration of language and a cautionary tale. If you enjoy languages, if you want to learn more about how languages work, or if you delight in learning new words, then this story is for you.