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The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto

The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto

Sold by Pico Iyer
Company Product Reviews Grade:A

In category Asia


Fakespot Review Grade

A
Our analysis detected over 90% high quality reviews


Analyzed on:Jun 6, 2016
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3.75.00.0

Analysis overview

Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
This product had a total of 66 reviews on Jun 6 2016.
Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
Interesting tidbit: the most used word by reviewers is japan.
How are reviewers describing this item?
japanese.

Reviews summary

Any reviewer can find something wrong with a book, if s/he tries hard enough

The book is so beautifully and deftly written, the romance so touching and piquant without falling into bathos, that it would, to me be similar to picking at the lovely haikus interspersed herein, stylistically complementing the lyrical writing

Yes, as one reviewer has pointed out, it is more memoir than what is called travel literature-though the boundaries between the two have always seemed blurry to me at best

This book will be enjoyed most by lovers of poetry, lyrical poetry - such as that of yeats and shelley, than by readers of the hard-boiled school of travel writing epitomized in v



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Fakespot Review Grade

A
Our analysis detected over 90% high quality reviews




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