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The Second Ghost Story Megapack

by M.R. James & Lafcadio Hearn

The Second Ghost Story Megapack selects 25 more choice haunts for your reading pleasure.

La Cuisine Creole

by Lafcadio Hearn

La Cuisine Creole: A Collection of Culinary Recipes, From Leading Chefs and Noted Creole Housewives, Who Have Made New Orleans Famous for its Cuisine, published by Lafcadio Hearn. This is one of the great classics...

"Gombo Zhebes." - Little Dictionary of Creole Proverbs, Selected from Six Creole Dialects

by Lafcadio Hearn

Lafacadio Hearn left Cincinnati for New Orleans in 1877, where he remained for almost a decade. Whilst there he penned Gombo Zhebes, which is a collection of 352 Creole proverbs selected from 6 different dialects....

Leaves from the Diary of an Impressionist; Early Writings by Lafcadio Hearn

by Lafcadio Hearn

It is this group of papers, of special interest and significance to the student of Hearn, themselves marked by the rich beginnings of his characteristic charm, that have been selected to form the bulk of the...

The Third Macabre Megapack: 25 Classic Tales of Horror

by Gertrude Atherton & Lafcadio Hearn

The Third Macabre Megapack continues the great series with another volume of rare tales of horror and the macabre. Included this time are:

THE WALTZ, by Morris W. Gowen THREE AT TABLE, by W.W. Jacobs VERA,...

Gleanings In Buddha-Fields

by Lafcadio Hearn

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Black Eyes and the Daily Grind

by Lafcadio Hearn

In the second volume of Lafcadio Hearn's essays on the culture of nineteenth-century Japan, readers are given an firsthand look inside a society that was long cloaked by secrecy and a suspicion of outsiders....

The Romance of the Milky Way: And Other Studies & Stories

by Lafcadio Hearn

This volume of engrossing essays and odds and ends from the always-interesting writer and amateur social scientist Lafcadio Hearn encompasses a number of topics, including various folk stories from Japan and...

The Boy Who Drew Cats and Other Japanese Fairy Tales

by Lafcadio Hearn & Francis A. Davis

Eleven engaging, excellently translated tales of talking tea kettles, a monstrous goblin-spider, miniature warriors and other fanciful creatures. 21 original illustrations by Yuko Green.

Kwaidan: Ghost Stories and Strange Tales of Old Japan

by Lafcadio Hearn, Yasumasa Fujita & Oscar Lewis

From America's great interpreter of all things Japanese — 20 supernatural tales teeming with undead samurais, man-eating goblins and other terrifying demons. Includes 22 illustrations.

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

by Lafcadio Hearn

Twenty unusual tales from Japan collected by one of the greatest writers on the country.


by Lafcadio Hearn

This collection of essays and classic stories set in Japan by Lafcadio Hearn—one of the earliest Westerners to write about Japan—is an essential addition to any collection of Japanese literature.


Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation

by Lafcadio Hearn

Scholar and travel writer Lafcadio Hearn spent decades in Japan, eventually adopting it as his home country. Perhaps more than any other single writer, Hearn is responsible for documenting and interpreting Japan...

The Romance of the Milky Way: and Other Studies and Stories

by Lafcadio Hearn

This delightful book presents seven pieces from the rich heritage of Lafcadio Hearn—one of the first and most preeminent scholars to travel to and write about Japan. They are a natural outgrowth of Hearn's...

The Third Ghost Story Megapack: 26 Classic Ghost Stories

by Gertrude Atherton, F. Marion Crawford & Lafcadio Hearn

The Third Ghost Story Megapack selects 26 more choice hauntings for your reading pleasure. Included this time are:

THE DEAD AND THE COUNTESS, by Gertrude Atherton

THE CEDAR CLOSET, by Lafcadio Hearn


Kotto: Being Japanese Curios, With Sundry Cobwebs

by Lafcadio Hearn & Genjiro Yeto

This classic collection of Japanese ghost and folk stories is of enormous importance to the field of Japanese studies.

Japanese curios, with sundry cobwebs, excite the curiosity and imagination of a master spinner...

Gleanings in Buddha-Fields: Studies of Hand and Soul in the Far East

by Lafcadio Hearn

This classic text about Buddhism in Japan by Lafcadio Hearn—on of the first Westerns to write about Japan—will be of great interests to scholars and Japanophiles alike.

Lafcadio Hearn's books continue to...

Kokoro: Hints and Echos of Japanese Inner Life

by Lafcadio Hearn & Patricia Welch

The 15 classic essays collected in Kokoro examine the inner spiritual life of Japan.

The title itself can be translated as "heart," "spirit" or "inner meaning," and that's exactly what this collection teaches...

Chinese Ghost Stories: Curious Tales of the Supernatural

by Lafcadio Hearn & Victoria Cass

Chinese Ghost Stories are a selection of the most entertaining Chinese traditional tales of the strange and fantastic.

Hearn had a great affinity for the traditional ghost stories of China, and these stories...

Out of the East: Reveries and Studies in New Japan

by Lafcadio Hearn

Out of the East came wonderful tales by a Westerner who loved the old Japan—devotion, ancestor worship, courtesy, and kindness—and record his feelings for the rest of the world to read.

This collection of...