Re: Stone Dance of the Chameleon
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 20, 2004, 17:03|
> * Andrew Smith said on 2004-01-20 07:55:52 +0100
> > http://www.ricardopinto.com/
> > Has anyone else visited this website, or read this trilogy of books?
> > Conlang section is under Quya, the court language of the master race inthe
> > 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 ifthe
> > 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.
> 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.