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Furari
by Jiro Taniguchi


Overview - GO WITH THE FLOW Slowly but surely he takes a promenade through Edo. Furari could be loosely translated as 'aimlessly', 'at random', 'bend in the wind' or 'go with the flow'. But our stroller this time leaves nothing to chance. Jiro Taniguchireturns with this delightful and insightful tale of life in a Japan long forgotten.  Read more...

 
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Overview
GO WITH THE FLOW Slowly but surely he takes a promenade through Edo. Furari could be loosely translated as 'aimlessly', 'at random', 'bend in the wind' or 'go with the flow'. But our stroller this time leaves nothing to chance. Jiro Taniguchireturns with this delightful and insightful tale of life in a Japan long forgotten. Inspired by an historical figure, Tadataka Ino (1745 - 1818), Taniguchiinvites us to join this unnamed but appealing and picturesque figure as he strolls through the various districts of Edo, the ancient Tokyo, with its thousand little pleasures. Now retired from business he surveys, measures, draws and takes notes whilst giving free reign to his taste for simple poetry and his inexhaustible capacity for wonder. As he did with the lead character in The times of Botchan, the writer Soseki, Taniguchislips easily into the heart and mind of this early cartographer and reveals his world to us in full graphic detail so we may fully perceive and understand."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781908007292
  • ISBN-10: 190800729X
  • Publisher: Ponent Mon Ltd
  • Publish Date: May 2017
  • Page Count: 208


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