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Reading the Bones (2003) [Novel]
by Sheila Finch Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Xenolinguist Guild

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This skillful and entertaining exploration of language and cross-cultural communication presents a portrait of sentient beings in the midst of discovering written language.

The Xenolinguists are a guild of alien-language translators who travel the galaxy. Translator Ries Danyo is a down-on-his-luck lingster, so far gone he's hooked on zyth. Once a promising talent, he's fallen to interpreting for the deputy commissioner's wife on her shopping sprees in the Freh bazaar. But when a Freh uprising leads to murder, Danyo must lead the commissioner's daughters to safety on a journey that irrevocably changes the Frehti language and the future of Krishna itself.

Original title: Reading the Bones
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAlien BeingsAlien Societies
FictionScience FictionAnthropology/sociology

This work is an adaptation of the following works :
     Reading the Bones (1998) [Novella]
      Author: Sheila Finch

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Reading the Bones (2003)
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Language: English

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Reading the Bones (2003)

ISBN: 1892391082

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