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Re: Stone Dance of the Chameleon

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 20, 2004, 17:03
Taliesin wrote:

> * Andrew Smith said on 2004-01-20 07:55:52 +0100 > > > > > > Has anyone else visited this website, or read this trilogy of books?
> > Conlang section is under Quya, the court language of the master race in
> > Stone Dance of the Chameleon. I have not examined it in depth, but it > > looks as fantastic and exotic as the books themselves. I'm not sure if
> > third book is released yet. > > I'm stuck in the first book -- can't stand the protagonist.
That sounds ominous. However, it all sounded quite interesting on the website, probably worth a look. The world-
> building is nicely done though. >
It was interesting to note that certain unexpected things-- mirrors (!) e.g.-- are considered _duals_. But the Grammar of Quya is far too terse (and all those 1-letter abbreviations :-(((((( ). Perhaps it's a reduction of a more extensive version THAT HAS EXAMPLES. GRRRR.