A provocative exploration of how the cultures we live in affect the languages we speak and how we think of the world around us. Asks the questions 'Does language reflect the culture of a society, is a mother-tongue a lens through which a world is perceived, and can different languages lead their speakers to different thoughts?'
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Guy Deutscher is the author of The Unfolding of Language: The Evolution of Mankind's Greatest Invention. Formerly a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge and of the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, he is an honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. He lives in Surrey with his wife and two daughters.