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Amo, amas, amat-- and all that : how to become a Latin lover

Author: Harry Mount
Publisher: London : Short, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Those endless afternoons where you struggled to remember the third person singular present indicative of volo (vult) may be a long time ago. But, if you have the vaguest memory of the ablative absolute, the locative and the gerund, your mastery of Latin will spring back to life with amo, amas, amat ... and all that.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Mount
ISBN: 9781904977544 1904977545
OCLC Number: 122310771
Awards: Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007
Description: 269 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Harry Mount.

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In his trip through the world's most influential language - Latin, the author uncorks its magic, drawing on Latin lovers from Kingsley Amis to John Cleese, from Evelyn Waugh to Donna Tart.  Read more...

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