" ... an easy, interesting way of learning new words." -- The Nikkei Weekly
"... an inviting read through the inclusion of interesting etymologies and, sometimes, jocular example sentences." -- John Benedict, Asahi Evening News
"... this small book offers a wealth of difficult vocabulary presented in an accessible, interesting format." -- Leza Lowitz, The Japan Times
"A highly recommended reference work for the serious student." -- Tokyo Today
"The author's explanations of usage solve long-standing mysteries." -- The Daily Yomiuri
About the Author
Charles De Wolf is a Kodansha International author.