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'Tokyo: A Biography': Tracing the life of a city

Books / Reviews Mar 25, 2017

'Tokyo: A Biography': Tracing the life of a city

by Julian Worrall

Cities are intrinsically inviting subjects for a writer. Part human, part natural; arena of history and mantelpiece of memory — cities provide the setting for the archetypal encounter of the individual with the masses. Tokyo: A Biography, by Stephen Mansfield. 208 pages TUTTLE, Nonfiction. With its conjunction of ...