Please Enjoy Your Happiness
A Memoir
 
Paul Brinkley-Rogers
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An unforgettable love story written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
Please Enjoy Your Happiness is a beautifully written coming-of-age memoir based on the English author's summer-long love affair with a remarkable older Japanese woman. Whilst serving as a seaman at the age of nineteen, Brinkley-Rogers met Kaji Yukiko, a sophisticated, highly intellectual Japanese woman, who was on the run from her vicious gangster boyfriend, a member of Japan's brutal crime syndicate the yakuza. Trying to create a perfect experience of purity, she took him under her wing, sharing their love of poetry, cinema and music and many an afternoon at the Mozart Café. Brinkley-Rogers, now in his seventies, re-reads Yukiko's letters and finally recognizes her as the love of his life, receiving at last the gifts she tried to bestow on him. Reaching across time and continents, Brinkley-Rogers shows us how to reclaim a lost love, inviting us all to celebrate those loves of our lives that never do end.
ISBN 9781509806072Category Non-fictionSubcategory Autobiography/ Biography/ Memoir
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint BluebirdPublished 28/05/2017
Format B FormatBinding PaperbackPage extent 320
author note
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