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Alexander McCall Smith

“He had been thinking of how landscape moulds a language. It was impossible to imagine these hills giving forth anything but the soft syllables of Irish, just as only certain forms of German could be spoken on the high crags of Europe; or Dutch in the muddy, guttural, phlegmish lowlands.”


Alexander McCall Smith, Portuguese Irregular Verbs
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Portuguese Irregular Verbs (Portuguese Irregular Verbs, #1) Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith
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