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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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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR005286441
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR004264446
Book Description Flamingo, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No.1 BESTSELLERS - great prices, friendly customer service â€" all orders are dispatched next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0000459977
Book Description Flamingo, London, 1995. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. A novel set in prehistoric times - thirty-five thousand years ago. A story of how language began. Gob's life is nearly over; he is the world's first narrator and his story is the extraordinary account of Man's first faltering steps. A near fine copy in a near fine d/w. Seller Inventory # 03169
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