This article looks at how a lifelong passion for the martial arts has influenced the writing of international bestselling thriller author Barry Eisler. As part of an interview, Eisler discusses how he trained at the Kodokan, the birthplace of modern judo in Japan, and its impact on his anti-hero protagonist, John Rain.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 18 No. 1 (2009): 8 pages.