Author:TWIGGER, ROBERT

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ANGRY WHITE PYJAMAS : AN OXFORD POET TRAINS WITH THE TOKYO RIOT POLICE

By: TWIGGER, ROBERT

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Orion Pub Co: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000047337

ISBN: 0753808587

Condition: Very Good


Adrift in Tokyo, teaching giggling Japanese highschool girls how to pronoun ce Tennyson correctly, Robert Twigger came to a revelation about himself: h e'd never been fit. In a bid to escape the cockroach infestation and sweaty squalor of a cramped apartment in Fuji Heights, Twigger sets out to cleans e his body and his mind. Not knowing his fist from his elbow the author is sucked into the world of Japanese martial arts, and the brutally demanding course of budo training taken by the Tokyo Riot Police, where any ascetic m otivation soon comes up against blood-stained dogis and fractured colla... View more info