Christopher P. Wilson The Wurd

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Set in prehistoric times, this is a novel about the advent of language - of how human beings first came to speak. The tale is told through the interaction between Blind, young and strong, and Gob, old and feeble.

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"This is a strange, bolixed, brilliant poem of a book." John Clute, New Statesman."A meticulous description of the origins of every aspect of  human culture... fine writing with a number of highly comic moments." Gerald Woodward, TLS

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