In Ghostly Japan

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Echo Library, Jan 1, 2007 - Fiction - 88 pages
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User Review  - Rufus - Goodreads

In Ghostly Japan is Lafcadio Hearn's wonderfully-written long essay on various interesting subjects in Japan. He talks of supernatural and ghost stories, Buddhist proverbs, there's an interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lynn - Goodreads

This short book discusses some stories of death and loss, but also incense ceremonies, haiku, Buddhist culture in Japan and other cultural aspects. Good to know but not light reading. Read full review

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Lafcadio Hearn (1850--1904) became the great interpreter of things Japanese to the West. His keen intellect, poetic imagination and clear style have ensured him a devoted readership for more than a century. His most famous work is a collection of lectures entitled "Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation.

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