Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

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A collection of Kwaidan or Weird Tales compiled by the Greek/British journalist, teacher, and storyteller Lafacdio Hearn. An essential read in Japanese folk tale studies.

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Classic collection of Japanese ghost stories. Clever, eerie tales and weird scenarios. Highly recommended. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was one of the first great interpreters of things Japanese for Western readers. His keen intellect, poetic imagination, and clear style have ensured him a devoted readership, among both foreigners and Japanese, for almost a century.

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