The Untranslatables

An illustrated miscellany of the world's most intriguing words and phrases

by Christopher J. Moore

Ever racked your brain for a word you’re convinced should exist, yet is inexplicably absent from the dictionary? All languages have their limitations – should English fall short, the expression may lie elsewhere.

• 90 intriguing and amusing words and phrases from different cultures around the globe

• By linguist and translator Christopher Moore, with witty and colourful illustrations by Lan Truong

• A perfect gift book or pick-up treat for yourself!


Publication date: 03/05/2018
ISBN: 9781906761882
RRP: £9.99
Format: Hardback
Illustrations: Over 50 four colour illustrations
Extent: 128 pages
Dimensions: 190 x 140 mm / 5.5 x 7.5 in
Genre: Creativity, Gift