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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words Hardcover – 1 Jun 2015


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"...a collection of words you never knew you needed before" (Huffington Post)

"Charming illustrations and sheer linguistic delight" (Maria Popova Brainpicker)

"words you never knew you needed but now can’t live without" (Saga Magazine)

"...a fantastic collection of words without English counterparts" (Entertainment Weekly)

"… will make you think, laugh and discover situations you never knew there was a word for" (ELLE Canada)

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A gorgeous illustrated compendium of untranslatable words from around the world.

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