The Japanese geisha is the ultimate erotic icon -- the courtesan par excellence -- and this is her definitive book. The life of the geisha is the most secret and traditional in Japan and today remains largely unchanged and unknown behind the teahouse doors. This remarkable work was the first to reveal the hidden world of the geisha of the famous Yoshiwara quarter of Tokyo, the "nightless city," and it has never been surpassed. Written over a hundred years ago, it is a meticulous description of every aspect of geisha life, ...

Nightless City of Geisha 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780710307170