The Japanese Chronicles

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Mercury House, 1992 - History - 222 pages
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Based on three decades of travel throughout Japan, collects the author's recollections and views on life in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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User Review  - Reid - Goodreads

Lyrical, poetic writing about his travels as a young man in Japan, living in a Zen temple as a caretaker in Kyoto, working as a young freelance journalist and photographer in Tokyo. He offers a decent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christie Washam - Goodreads

Some of his descriptions are enchanting, he certainly has a way with words. I can also see the influence he had on future writers from Crime writers like Isaac Adamson to other traveloggers. One part history, One part environment, one part self-inflection, gently stirred. Read full review


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