Japanese Fairy Tales (Large Print Edition)

Overview

The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales, a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls, goblins and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses hide within these pages.

Included are such favorites as "Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach", "The Jellyfish and the Monkey", ...
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Overview

The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales, a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls, goblins and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses hide within these pages.

Included are such favorites as "Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach", "The Jellyfish and the Monkey", "The Mirror of Matsuyama" and "The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child", along with several lesser-known stories like "The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780554287591
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 8/18/2008
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Ryunosuke Akutagawa was the author of over 100 short stories. In 1927, he committed suicide at the age of thirty-five.
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