Lost In Translation

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An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words.

Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or, that there is a Swedish word that means a traveller’s particular sense of anticipation before a trip?

Lost in Translation, a New York Times bestseller, brings the nuanced beauty of language to life with over 50 beautiful ink illustrations.

This is a collection full of surprises that will make you savour the wonderful, elusive, untranslatable words that make up a language.

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SKU: 9780224100809.
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Published: 4th June 2015

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

ISBN: 9780224100809

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Weight .400 kg