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  • Mar 13, 2012
  • 02:25 AM

The Scottish Prisoner's Ottawa connection

Adam Feibel / The Ottawa Citizen
The novel is set in Scotland and its author lives in Arizona, but Diana Gabaldon’s latest bestseller owes its Gaelic accent to Ottawa. Two Ottawa-based Gaelic linguists ensured the proper translation and phonetics of the portions of the The Scottish Prisoner that are in Scottish and Irish Gaelic.

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