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I heard about it from a professor of literature who studies his work. I think I’m going to be able to convince her to write about it for Fiat Lingua, so hopefully information will be forthcoming for the English speaking world. But we do have Czech-speaking conlangers in the community, don’t we? (But perhaps his world aren’t that popular...? I hadn’t heard of the author, either, and I know folks have really turned on magical realism in recent years.) Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 19, 2017, at 11:28 AM, Logan Kearsley <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> On 19 October 2017 at 07:57, David Peterson <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >> Anyone heard of this Czech author? Apparently he wrote a novel that cake out in 2011 (Lucemburská zahrada—The Garden of Luxembourg) which apparently features a conlang with lots of dialogue and a grammar in the back of the book. Just heard about it; assumed someone would’ve brought it up. The conlang is called Yggur. > > > Nope! How did you hear about it? I tried looking up him and his book, > and while there's apparently (based on Google search results) plenty > of information *in Czech*, his impact on the Anglosphere seems quite > minimal. Wikipedia doesn't even list this book in his "incomplete" > bibliography section, and the one brief English-language review of the > book I found didn't mention anything about a conlang. > > -l.