Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things
A miscellany of ghost stories, odd tales, and curious observations by a master storyteller who penetrated Japan more deeply than any other Westerner. Lafcadio Hearn captures the folk spirit and quaint “exoticism” of a land thought at the time to be both mysterious and sinister.
Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904) gained Japanese citizenship and wrote many books about Japan for Western readers.
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Review: Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange ThingsUser Review - Doug - Goodreads
I enjoyed these Japanese ghost tales. It's something of an academic work, so most of the tales don't make for a great story, but the imagery and prose, at times, are great. The following sections are ... Read full review
Review: KwaidanUser Review - Ozhy Yuliandhini - Goodreads
mimi nashi oichi is my favorite story...:) Read full review