Pictures from the water trade: an Englishman in Japan

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Flamingo, 1985 - Fiction - 259 pages
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User Review  - pnorman4345 - LibraryThing

Mr Morley moves to Japan infatuated by the idea of Japan. Gradually learns the ins and outs of dally life and a bit about 'love' and how people in Japan are enmeshed in society. Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Marvellously vivid account of the adventures of a young man in Japan; while much of it is devoted to his exploration of the bar scene (the "water trade" of the title), it also includes a thoughtful account of calligraphy and other aspects of Japanese culture. Read full review

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