01275 873647

0
£0.00
A Beginner's Guide to Japan : Observations and Provocations

Other Information:

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Date Published:
  • Paperback Published: 2 April 2020
  • Hardback Published: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN-10:
  • ISBN-13: 9781526611512

A Beginner's Guide to Japan : Observations and Provocations

Choose an option

Hardback
£16.99
Paperback
£8.99
Quantity Add to Basket

Winner of the Edward Stanford Travel Memoir of the Year 2020

How does a sushi bar explain a Japanese poem?

Why do Japanese couples plan matching outfits for their honeymoon?

Why are so many things in Japan the opposite of what we expect?

After thirty-two years in Japan, Pico Iyer knows the country as few others can. In A Beginner's Guide to Japan, he dashes from baseball games to love-hotels and from shopping malls to zen temple gardens to find fresh ways of illuminating his adopted home. Playful and surreptitiously profound, this is a guidebook to a Japan few have ever seen before.

'Rarely in any writing on Japan is provocation so elegantly and surgically performed' Financial Times

Author:

Pico Iyer

You May Also Like .....
  • The Hawk in the Rain

    Ted Hughes

    Price: £10
  • Battle of Britain : The pilots and planes that made history

    Simon Pearson, Ed Gorman

    Price: £20
  • Prue : My All-time Favourite Recipes

    Price: £25
  • RHS Gardening Through the Year : Month-by-month Planning Instructions and Inspiration

    Ian Spence

    Price: £20