Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle (Paperback)Daniel Everett (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 282 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
Everett writes simply and persuasively about language ... a fascinating thesis ... his courage and conviction should give linguists pause for thought -- Andrew Anthony * Guardian *
A remarkable book. It is written with an immediacy even a Piraha might envy, and its conjunction of physical and intellectual adventure is irresistible -- John Carey * Sunday Times *
This is an astonishing book: a work of exploration, into the most distant place and language, but also a revelation of the way language is shaped by thought and circumstance. -- Ben Macintyre * The Times *
Fascinating * The Times *
"Going native" has seldom led to a book as challenging and appealing as this memoir -- Boyd Tonkin * Independent *
Thorough, thought-provoking ... vivid details are combined with broader questions -- Anita Sethi * Independent on Sunday *
Quite extraordinary * Sunday Tribune *
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