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The silent traveller in Japan.

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StatementWritten and illustrated by Chiang Yee.
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LC ClassificationsDS811 .C44
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Pagination430 p.
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Open LibraryOL5218828M
ISBN 100393086429
LC Control Number75116118

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Chiang Yee (simplified Chinese: 蒋彝; traditional Chinese: 蔣彝; pinyin: Jiǎng Yí; Wade–Giles: Chiang I; 19 May – 26 October ), self-styled as "The Silent Traveller" (哑行者), was a Chinese poet, author, painter and success of The Silent Traveller in London () was followed by a series of books in the same vein, all of which he illustrated himself.

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The book covers both traditional culture such as sumo and tea ceremonies as well as modern Japanese business and youth culture. He wrote The Silent Traveller in Wartime () and, after World War II ended, the series gradually ventured further afield, to Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, New York, San Francisco, and Boston, concluding in with The Silent Traveller in Japan ().

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During this period, he wrote and illustrated a well-received series of books entitled The Silent Traveller in His first was The Silent Traveller: a Chinese Artist in Lakeland (), written from a journal of a fortnight in the English Lake District in August Others followed: The Silent Traveller in London (), the The Silent.

CHIANG YEE () was born in China and lived in London and Oxford before settling in the United States. A painter, calligrapher, poet and travel writer, he produced several volumes in the "Silent Traveller" series, including The Silent Traveller in London (Signal, ), as well as the classic textbook Chinese Calligraphy.

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Reading this book is to see the same landscape of Edinburgh but to see it through different eyes and a new perspective. It is to experience the scenes of Edinburgh through a new medium Reviews: