Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

by Lafcadio Hearn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780893469641
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 04/01/2007
Series: Stone Bridge Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 142
File size: 558 KB

About the Author

Hearn (1850-1904) was born in Levkas, Greece, as the son of Greek and British parents. In 1869 he went to the United States and did various work, finally as a journalist. In 1890 he came to Japan and taught English in Japanese schools, and became a Japanese citizen under the name of Koizumi Yakuma. He died in Tokyo.

Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
Kwaidan
The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hoichi     3
Oshidori     15
The Story of O-Tei     19
Ubazakura     23
Diplomacy     25
Of a Mirror and a Bell     29
Jikininki     35
Mujina     41
Rokuro-Kubi     45
A Dead Secret     57
Yuki-Onna     61
The Story of Aoyagi     67
Jiu-Roku-Zakura     79
The Dream of Akinosuke     81
Riki-Baka     89
Hi-Mawari     93
Horai     97
Insect-studies
Butterflies     101
Mosquitoes     121
Ants     125

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Kwaidan Stories And Studies Of Strange Things 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not scary yet interesting tales. A good short read for a gloomy weekend.
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bookanator More than 1 year ago
I first heard of it a few years ago . The shadow puppets acted out some of these stories. i had to find more . If you like a good scare try this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago