Carpe Diem: Put a Little Latin in Your Life

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Hyperion Books, Nov 6, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 272 pages
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In this lighthearted guided tour of Latin, journalist--and former Latin tutor--Mount breathes life back into the greatest language of all, drawing on everything from a Monty Python grammar lesson to Angelina Jolies tattoos.

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If you come into this book thinking you'll walk away with an accelerated sense of Latin, you'll be sorely disappointed. Mount spends a significant amount of time discussing the declension of words ... Read full review

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Now this book was full of cupiditas. Its goal is to serve as a primer for the noobs, as well as serve as a review for the dwindling number of grown-up school children who had studied Latin. It's full ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Harry Mount is deputy comment editor on the Daily Telegraph. He trained to be a lawyer in the early 1990s. He lives in London; this is his first book.

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