iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Episode 4

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Episode 4

Book of the Week, Tokyo Vice Episode 4 of 5

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 July 2010

When Jake Adelstein is summoned to a meeting with one of the bosses of the local yakuza, he is both surprised and more than a little wary. And when he arrives at the rendezvous he is astonished to be asked to help settle a delicate problem.

Although he has no intention of getting involved in the boss's affairs or ever owing him a favour, he discovers there are advantages to having a yakuza in your debt.

Jack Klaff reads this revealing memoir by Jake Adelstein.

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions for BBC Radio 4.

Broadcasts

More from Books at the BBC

Books at BBC logo

Author interviews, readings, documentaries and highlights from the BBC's books content

Sample our books and authors Clip Collection

Clips of Books Content

Interviews, previews and reviews

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss