Japanese gothic tales

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University of Hawai ̀i Press, 1996 - Fiction - 202 pages
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'There is ultimately something both familiar and familial about gothic writers. Our appreciation of them springs from a bothersome genealogy, a closeness not always easy to admit. They are affected uncles and conceited cousins, more easily admired from a distance than invited regularly to the dinner table, even when we know they have given us something of themselves that is also something of value. In the end, it is as difficult to fault the giver of a perfect gift as it is to deny the familiarity of strange places.' --from the Introduction

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User Review  - Harris - Goodreads

I first read this collection of eerie Japanese stories by Kyoka Izumi some years ago, when I was looking for weird tales from different cultural backgrounds. I decided to revisit the book on my recent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Yumi - Goodreads

I havent other word to say how fantastic its stories are: CLASSIC. Read full review


The Familiarity of Strange Places
The Surgery Room
The Holy Man of Mount Koya

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