Cultural Amnesia : Notes in the Margin of My Time
Publish date: 2007
Publisher: Picador Classics
Edition language: English
, Literary Criticism
There is a moment in the Bond film You Only Live Twice where Moneypenny throws Sean Connery a teach-yourself-Japanese book before he leaves for a mission in Tokyo. Bond tosses it back to her with the admirably curt reply, ‘You forget I got a First in Oriental languages at Cambridge.’I was reminded o...