Jack Vance's languages Re: Musical conlangs
|From:||Markus Miekk-oja <torpet@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, October 17, 2002, 12:40|
>Now I come to think of it, Jack Vance wrote a story about an alien race,the
>Kaa, who had a flutish/flutey language. And they had large sections of
>continuous narrative to indicate states of mind, requests, arguments,
>whathaveyou ... I also can't recall the novel's title, but the central
>character was an interesting muso called Gastel Etzwane.
Jack Vance has a book called "The Languages of Pao", hasn't he? Is it good?
What is it really about? Is this novel, perchance, in it?
- Markus Miekk-oja