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RobertJNW's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by RobertJNW

Hello Richard,

I'm not a native Spanish speaker but I know the language well enough to be disappointed in the translation of the title of The God Delusion. Admittedly, "delusion" seems to be a difficult word to translate into Spanish and the book is known as "El Espejismo de Dios".

An "espejismo" is something like a mirage or an optical illusion, which is not quite the same thing.

Perhaps a native Spanish speaker could comment on this.

The Greatest Show on Earth, in Spanish, is simply titled "EvoluciĆ³n".

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 22:17:11 UTC | #886154