The Lady and the Monk

When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese culture today ...

The Lady and the Monk

The Lady and the Monk

After meeting the well-educated wife of a Japanese "salaryman", Iyer fashions "a beautifully written book about someone looking for ancient dreams in a strange modern place" (LA Times Book Review)--one that is both a portrait of cross cultural infatuation--and misunderstanding--and a fresh way of seeing the old and the new Japan.

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The Lady and the Monk
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Pico Iyer
Categories: Kyoto (Japan)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks

After meeting the well-educated wife of a Japanese "salaryman", Iyer fashions "a beautifully written book about someone looking for ancient dreams in a strange modern place" (LA Times Book Review)--one that is both a portrait of cross cultural infatuation--and misunderstanding--and a fresh way of seeing the old and the new
Lady & The Monk
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Pico Iyer
Categories: Kyoto (Japan)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10 - Publisher: Penguin Books India

A Beautifully Written Book About Someone Looking For Ancient Dreams In A Strange Modern Place' Los Angeles Times Book Review When Pico Iyer Decided To Go To Kyoto And Live In A Monastery, He Did So To Learn About Zen Buddhism From The Inside, To Get To Know Kyoto, One
The Maid and the Monk
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Walter Stanhope
Categories: Great Britain
Type: BOOK - Published: 1887 - Publisher:

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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Walter Stanhope
Categories: English literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1851 - Publisher:

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Household Journal of Popular Information, Amusement and Domestic Economy
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Walter Stanhope
Categories: English literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1861 - Publisher:

Books about Household Journal of Popular Information, Amusement and Domestic Economy

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