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Dividing the Kingdom

Pico Iyer

‘I get on the train to hear the funereal call of my boyhood: ‘Reading, Didcot Parkway, Oxford.’’

Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer has been based in Japan since 1987 and is the author of two novels and eight books of non-fiction, including, The Lady and the Monk, about his first year in Kyoto. He has also written introductions to forty other books and many liner notes for Leonard Cohen. His most recent work is The Man Within My Head.

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