You can't get Blood out of a Turnip

You can't get Blood out of a Turnip

by Primrose Arnander, Kathryn LAMB, Ilia Terzulli WARNER
     
 

Inspired by the success of The Son of a Duck is a Floater , Apricots Tomorrow and Unload your own Donkey, this gathering of Italian proverbs is intended to bring to its readers a smile of recognition from the discovery of a pooled aphoristic wit. Each proverb is given a literal translation and an English equivalent. These are sometimes identical, perhaps because of

Overview

Inspired by the success of The Son of a Duck is a Floater , Apricots Tomorrow and Unload your own Donkey, this gathering of Italian proverbs is intended to bring to its readers a smile of recognition from the discovery of a pooled aphoristic wit. Each proverb is given a literal translation and an English equivalent. These are sometimes identical, perhaps because of their Biblical or Latin origin, sometimes they are bizarrely askance as the title illustrates. Illustrated by Kathryn Lamb

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905299065
Publisher:
Stacey International
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Arnander - Christopher Arnander spent his career in finance, much of it in the Middle East. He is a Fellow and former Councillor of the Royal College of Music.

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