Tales of Old Japan

Tales of Old Japan

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Tales of Old Japan is an anthology of short stories, compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of A.B. Mitford. These stories focus on the varying aspects of Japanese life in centuries past. The book, which was written in 1871, is still regarded as an excellent introduction to Japanese literature and culture, by virtue of its ease of access and supplemental notes by the writer. Also included are the author's… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1871

Word count: 134,884 words (≈ about 9 hours)

Source: Gutenberg.org

Copyright: Public Domain

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