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.