“A psychogeographical masterpiece”
The Wilds of Shikoku is a book about a five hundred kilometer walk across Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands, in January and February 2019.
Limited edition of 500 hand-numbered, unbound, softcover copies.
36 pages, 260mm × 360mm, hand-screened cover. It is slim and very large.
Contains a removable watercolor map of Shikoku by Alice Cleary.
- Written and published by Peter Orosz
- Photographed by Peter Orosz and Gyula Simonyi
- Edited by Nora Selmeczi and Timothy Harris
- Cover screen printed by Geza Selmeczi
- Designed by Akos Polgardi
- Product photos by Akos Polgardi and Asami Ikeda
- ISBN 978-615-00-5728-6
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Shikoku is known for the pilgrimage in which henro, Buddhist pilgrims, walk between 88 of the island’s temples. This book is not about that journey. Instead, it follows in the footsteps of Alan Booth, the English author of The Roads to Sata and Looking for the Lost, who walked across Shikoku in May and June 1983. The account of his journey, “Roads Out of Time”, was published in the anthology This Great Stage of Fools in 2018.
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