Twenty unusual tales from Japan collected by one of the greatest writers on the country.
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
The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hoichi 3
The Story of O-Tei 19
Of a Mirror and a Bell 29
A Dead Secret 57
The Story of Aoyagi 67
The Dream of Akinosuke 81
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Kwaidan Stories And Studies Of Strange Things based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Not scary yet interesting tales. A good short read for a gloomy weekend.
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.