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The Untranslatables: the Most Intriguing Words from Around the World Hardcover – 30 Oct. 2009

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A sublime and witty lexicon of fascinatingly precise universal truths without English translations.

About the Author

C. J. Moore is an author, translator and editor of both children's and adult books. He was born in England but has spent most of his adult life abroad as a professional foreigner, working in journalism, teaching and publishing. He is the author of the award-winning Ishtar and Tammuz. Christopher has degrees from Oxford and Edinburgh in Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. He currently lives in Swirtzerland.

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