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Yedo

Yedo Young Pev Fitzpaine arrived in Yedo the former name for Tokyo in totally unprepared by an Oxford education and genteel Devonshire upbringing for his new life at the first British legation in Ja

  • Title: Yedo
  • Author: Lynn Guest
  • ISBN: 9780312896324
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Young Pev Fitzpaine arrived in Yedo, the former name for Tokyo, in 1860 totally unprepared by an Oxford education and genteel Devonshire upbringing for his new life at the first British legation in Japan in two hundred and fifty years.He was quick to appreciate that remote country s poetic beauty and exotic customs, but found the unashamed sensuality of a relationship withYoung Pev Fitzpaine arrived in Yedo, the former name for Tokyo, in 1860 totally unprepared by an Oxford education and genteel Devonshire upbringing for his new life at the first British legation in Japan in two hundred and fifty years.He was quick to appreciate that remote country s poetic beauty and exotic customs, but found the unashamed sensuality of a relationship with the prostitute Umegawa deeply disturbing.Surely women should not take pleasure in such acts, and yet Umegawa, who was only fifteen, actually seemed proud of her skills

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    1. This is a hard to find but fantastic book - a stupendous evocation of Japan in the 1850s. Both the Japanese and the western characters are brilliantly evoked and the detail is extremely accurate. Find it!

    2. Usually, a book of this sort would thrill me and I would become immersed in the adventure of it but unfortunately, this particular book was rather disappointing. The characters and plot were all quite good however, the way in which it was written was unclear and poorly done. I should say, I am accustomed to the confusing and unclear when it comes to literature. I fell in love with Shakespeare (all of it, at a young age) Murasaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji and absolutely loved Thomas Charlyle's Fren [...]

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