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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 > itself.
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! Wesley Parish
> > --John Quijada
-- Clinersterton beademung, with all of love - RIP James Blish ------------- Mau ki ana, he aha te mea nui? You ask, "What is the most important thing?" Maku ki ana, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata. I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."