The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 26 and 27, pp. 268-288 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26 and 27, pp. 268-288 Summary and Analysis

Chap. 26- It is December and in Japan it is cold after three months of traveling in the tropics. The author prepares to go to Hokkaido, the Northern Japanese Island and then Siberia and must buy winter clothes. Prices are expensive and the author spends his first Japan lecture fee on winter clothing. In the dark streets of Tokyo, people are drunk and celebrating their December bonuses. Before the author takes the train north, he has time for an evening of entertainment. He goes to a music hall that begins with a topless line of Japanese dancing women. Then there is a more sadistic turn in the presentation called "Oil-Kill." Two nude women fight to the death on a film and two more in person on the stage. Next there is a film of a...

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