"Wine, women and wisdom"
This book is a feast. It's production too. It is a coffeetable picture book.
The hidden persuader is 'edutainment', that is 'education by entertainment'.
During his study Chinese Hans Kisling discovered his personal 'philosopher's stone': the answer to his cosmopolitan urge/vocation namely the immeasurable forest of universal images and associations in the Chinese script. With the aid of western and Chinese/Japanese sources he analyzed about 7000 characters, molded the result in a unique didactical form, thus creating the lexicon China-Y.