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by George Mikes


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In his subsequent books Mikes blended local jokes into his own humor, dealt with (among others) Japan (The Land of the Rising Yen), Israel (Milk and Honey, The Prophet Motive), the US (How to Scrape Skies).

In his subsequent books Mikes blended local jokes into his own humor, dealt with (among others) Japan (The Land of the Rising Yen), Israel (Milk and Honey, The Prophet Motive), the US (How to Scrape Skies), the United Nations (How to Unite Nations), Australia (Boomerang), the British again (How to be Inimitable, How. to be Decadent), and South America (How to Tango). Other subjects include God (How to be God), his cat (Tsi-Tsa), wealth (How to be Poor) and philosophy (How to be a Guru)

This relatively short book by George Mikes gives a very clear and refreshing interpretation of the Japanese psyche. Subsequent books dealt with (among others) Japan (The Land of the Rising Yen), Israel (Milk and Honey, The Prophet Motive), the .

This relatively short book by George Mikes gives a very clear and refreshing interpretation of the Japanese psyche. Shortly surveying Japan’s history from its being secluded from the west, its release by Perry, and then the major and radical westernization changes it has gone for the last 100-150 years. How to Scrape Skies), and the United Nations (How to Unite Nations), Australia (Boomerang), the British again (How to be Inimitable, How to be Decadent), and South America.

Mr Mikes has a charming and idiosyncatic style which is great fun to read.

Release Date:January 1973. Publisher:PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. Length:208 Pages.

Select Format: Hardcover. Release Date:January 1973. 25 lbs. Dimensions:7. You Might Also Enjoy. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Britisher Mikes describes people (geishas, student agitators, taxi drivers, business tycoons), places (Tokyo .

Britisher Mikes describes people (geishas, student agitators, taxi drivers, business tycoons), places (Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka), and national peculiarities with brash generalities but redeeming anecdotes and marginalia (. on the art of Japanese understatement-in the wake of the A-bomb drops and the Soviet declaration of war on Japan, the surrender broadcast summed it all up with: ""The war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan's advantage"").

George Mikes was born in 1912 in Siklós, Hungary. He studied law and received his doctorate in Budapest University. He became a journalist and was sent to London as a correspondent to cover the Munich crisis. A handbook for beginners and advanced pupils.

Discover George Mikes famous and rare quotes. The land of the rising yen: Japan, Harvard Common Press.

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George Mikes, having almost hoped to fall into the customary Western attitude of condescending pleasure at her "Oriental quaintness" (because it is rather easy to be funny in such an attitude), saw at once that this was not possible

George Mikes, having almost hoped to fall into the customary Western attitude of condescending pleasure at her "Oriental quaintness" (because it is rather easy to be funny in such an attitude), saw at once that this was not possible. There was nothing for it but to look at the Japanese as he looks at the rest of mankind: with his own inimitable blend of curiosity, respect. affection and irreverence

George Mikes (pronounced Mik-esh) was a Hungarian-born British author best known for his humorous . the English have hot-water bottles.

Mikes graduated in Budapest in 1933 and started work as a journalist on Reggel ("Morning"), a Budapest newspaper. How to Scrape Skies), and the United Nations (How to Unite Nations), Australia (Boomerang), the British again (How to be Inimitable, How.


The Land of the Rising Yen download epub
Author: George Mikes
ISBN: 0233961615
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd; 1st Edition in this form edition (March 19, 1970)
Pages: 208 pages