"Anyone seeking to learn mahjong, improve their skills, or especially, play the game while visiting another nation, is enthusiastically recommended to immediately add a copy of The Great Mahjong Book to their personal library."—Midwest Book Review
Mah jongg instructor Rep, a Dutchman, casts a wide net to provide general background on the game and explain how it is played today and has in the past been played around the world. [The book] is clearly written and well illustrated with numerous examples."—Library Journal
About the Author
Author Jelte Rep
is a passionate proponent of the Game of the Thousand Miracles, researching its history, equipment, playing variants and cultural artifacts. In addition to teaching mahjong and organizing mahjong tournaments, Rep spends his time filming documentaries and writing dramas for television.