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In Ghostly Japan

By Hearn, Lafcadio

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Book Id: WPLBN0002952413
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Reproduction Date: 2011

Title: In Ghostly Japan  
Author: Hearn, Lafcadio
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Horror/Ghost stories, Myths/Legends
Collections: Audio Books Collection, In Ghostly Japan
Historic
Publication Date:
1899
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

Description
This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces. Hearn tries to give a glimpse into the customs of the Japanese, by giving examples of Buddhist Proverbs and explaining the use of incense and the nation wide fascination with poetry. Furthermore, he has again translated several hair-rising ghost stories, like A Passional Karma about the truly undying love of a young couple. (Summary by Availle)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Horror/Ghost stories, Myths/Legends, Short stories, Essay/Short nonfiction

 

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