Re: "Riverworld" conlang - 3 words extant
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 4, 2006, 12:45|
On Sun, 04 Jun 2006 03:52, John Quijada wrote:
> I've read all five of the Riverworld novels and I don't recall any other
> example of the Ethical's language other than the one you cited. The
> Ethicals barely appear in any of the first four books. I could be
> wrong though, given that it's been at least ten or fifteen years ago. On
> the other hand, I recall there being several instances of Esperanto
> throughout the series, which functions as the lingua franca along the River
I figured that would be the case. Esparanto is mentioned in it.
> (Also: I'm curious why you would start out reading the fifth book of the
> series instead of the first?)
My besetting sin. I buy books from the local library after they've finished
their "tour of duty" and are too worn out to last much longer. I figured,
since I hadn't read any Farmer, perhaps I should!
> --John Quijada
Clinersterton beademung, with all of love - RIP James Blish
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