16 October 2008

Brisingr? Seriously?

Last month Publishers Weekly reviewer Rose Fox looked at the made-up language in Christopher Paolini's Eldest. When an essay is subtitled "Random Diacritical Marks," you know it's not going to be complimentary. Though it will be a little more comprehensible if you know that "SVO" is linguisticians' jargon for "subject-verb-object."

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