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The Bells Of Old Tokyo

The Bells Of Old Tokyo

An elegant and absorbing tour of Tokyo and its residents From 1632 until 1854, Japan’s rulers restricted contact with foreign countries, a near isolation that fostered a remarkable and unique culture that endures to this day. In hypnotic prose and sensual detail, Anna Sherman describes searching f

ISBN10 : 9781250206411 , ISBN13 : 1250206413

Page Number : 352

Tokyo On Foot

Tokyo On Foot

This prize-winning book is both an illustrated tour of a Tokyo rarely seen in Japan travel guides and an artist's warm, funny, visually rich, and always entertaining graphic memoir. Florent Chavouet, a young graphic artist, spent six months exploring Tokyo while his girlfriend interned at a company

ISBN10 : 9781462906406 , ISBN13 : 1462906400

Page Number : 208

Japan Through The Looking Glass

Japan Through The Looking Glass

This entertaining and endlessly surprising book takes us on an exploration into every aspect of Japanese society from the most public to the most intimate. A series of meticulous investigations gradually uncovers the multi-faceted nature of a country and people who are even more extraordinary than t

ISBN10 : 9781847650580 , ISBN13 : 1847650589

Page Number : 326

Moon For Sale

Moon For Sale

The poems in Richard Price’s Moon for Sale delight in linguistic play, turning over sound and sense with gleeful dexterity. But they are equally visually sensitive: Price’s lyricism speaks as much to a cinematic sensibility as to a poetic one, to Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life, to the carefull

ISBN10 : 9781784102852 , ISBN13 : 1784102857

Page Number : 169

Walking The Kiso Road

Walking The Kiso Road

Take a trip to old Japan with William Scott Wilson as he travels the ancient Kiso Road, a legendary route that remains much the same today as it was hundreds of years ago. The Kisoji, which runs through the Kiso Valley in the Japanese Alps, has been in use since at least 701 C.E. In the seventeenth

ISBN10 : 9780834803176 , ISBN13 : 0834803178

Page Number : 288

In The Miso Soup

In The Miso Soup

It's just before New Year, and Frank, an overweight American tourist, has hired Kenji to take him on a guided tour of Tokyo's nightlife. But Frank's behaviour is so odd that Kenji begins to entertain a horrible suspicion: his client may in fact have murderous desires. Although Kenji is far from inno

ISBN10 : 9781408806371 , ISBN13 : 1408806371

Page Number : 192

The Book Of Tokyo

The Book Of Tokyo

A shape-shifter arrives at Tokyo harbour in human form, set to embark on an unstoppable rampage through the city’s train network… A young woman is accompanied home one night by a reclusive student, and finds herself lured into a flat full of eerie Egyptian artefacts… A man suspects his young w

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Page Number : 180