Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

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Known primarily as an early interpreter of Japanese culture and customs, the famous writer Lafcadio Hearn also wrote ghost stories—"delicate, transparent, ghostly sketches"—about his adopted land. Many of the stories found in Kwaidan, "stories and studies of strange things," are based on Japanese tales of long ago told to him by his wife; others possibly have a Chinese origin. All have been re-colored and reshaped by Hearn's inimitable hand. Some critics attribute… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (June 07, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 2.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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