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Is a book that teaches how to build compilers good for learning to implement interpreters?

I'm looking for a book to learn how to implement interpreters for programming languages. Thing is there are much more 'compiler books' than 'interpreter books'. So my question is: can I read a book ...
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Does the source language matter for your first (few) compilers?

I've been very interested in writing compilers but have been scared off by the complexity of it. I've finally took the plunge and started writing my first compiler and the language I picked is ...