Wrong About Japan

by Peter Carey


2 in stock


Genre:Children's Books / Teenage



This stunning memoir-cum-travelogue from twice Booker winning author Peter Carey re-evaluates Japan through its attempts to understand the violent and disturbing cartoons which are so inherently concerned with Japan’s rich and historic heritage. Accompanied by his son, Charley, father and son attempt to demystify the meanings hidden within magna and anime as they move towards a greater understanding of what they call their own ‘real Japan.’ Brilliantly reviewed in hardback with more publicity to come One of the warmest and most accessible travelogues of recent times A wonderful exploration of Japanese culture in the vein of Lost in Translation The hardback has gone on to sell extremely well with critics praising the beautiful packaging as well as the wonderful writing

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm