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Leo rated it really liked it Oct 20, Oct 08, Anne rated it really liked it Shelves: Having said that, some of the things hhidul here are becoming old-fashioned. Sep 18, Annikky rated xenofobupui liked it. But while living in Tokyo for five years in the early 90s, I found it way funnier that Christmas Eve is the busiest day of the year for Love Hotels, that everybody books their rooms months in advance, and nobody knows why this romantic conflation exists.
Published August 1st by Oval Books first published June 1st Open Preview See a Problem? Sandra Tait rated it liked it Oct 19, It also made me miss Japan.
Trivia About The Xenophobe’s G The Xenophobe’s Guide 1 – 10 of 33 books. It’s a funny little read and it does give you quite a bit of insight slightly tongue in cheek about why the Japanese are the way they are. Refresh and try again. Frank, irreverent, funny–almost guaranteed to cure Xenophobia. At times it seemed to be pulling punches; for example in t Before moving to Germany, reading the Xenophobe’s Guides to Germans and also to Americans really helped us prepare, manage expectations, and plus I found them both hilarious.
Be the first to ask a question about The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese. To ask other readers questions about The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japaneseplease sign up. Not remotely a great book, but funny to those who have lived in the country, and unavoidably discomforting: Oliver Gilbert rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Mar 01, Shu rated it really liked it.
Aspects such as nose-blowing, not opening presents infront of people, saying grace before eating, not shovelling food straight out of the bowl into the mouth and so on are things that my generation 20s just don’t bother about nowadays. Mar 17, Ape rated it really liked it Shelves: Soledad Garcia rated xenogobului really liked it Apr 29, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Japanese
Before moving to Germany, reading the Xenophobe’s Guides to Germans and also to Americans really helped us prepare, manage expectations, and plus I found them both hilarious. Apr 15, Tom rated it liked it. Deea Avram rated it really liked it Jun 08, Lists with This Book.
Jan rated it really liked it Apr 26, I don’t understand what it is about this third one that made it less funny, it is very thorough and deliberate but it took me literally months to finish as I could only get through a few pages at a time and then let it sit around for ages before picking it up again.
Heavily stereotypical and makes a lot of assumptions but enables foreigners to grasp a bit of the Japanese society.
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At times it seemed to be pulling punches; for example in the section on holidays they tell us “A total absence of biblical knowledge is no deterrent to young Japanese attending Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve”. Other books in the series. Goodreads helps you gnidul track of books you want to read.
Highlights the unique character and behavior of the nation. Brief, superficial, but fun.
Ok Nothing special but interesting at moments. Wanted to get a better idea of the culture my sister just moved into.
Alex K rated it really liked it Feb 27, A funny and light guide to the quirks of Japan and its people. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But for anyone interested in Japan or going there, this is definately worth reading.
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