Kwaidan

by Lafcadio Hearn
Kwaidan
  • ISBN-13: 9781840683028
  • Author(s): Lafcadio Hearn
  • Subject: Horror & ghost stories|horror & ghost stories
  • Publisher: Black Gas Publishing
  • Imprint: Shinbaku
  • Publication Date: 06-09-2012
  • Format: p/b

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A hybrid beast that devours dreams; a flesh-eating spectre from the graveyards of hell; a shape shifting phantom with no face; a demonic decapitator of babies; a huge goblin-spider that drinks human blood: all these plus many more strange and sinister creatures feature in the kwaidan (ghost stories') collated and translated by the author Lafcadio Hearn (1860-1904) during his 14-year stay in Japan. This collection of 29 tales presents the very best of his work in a true expression of Japanese lore at its bizarre and phantastic extremes.'
About the book

A hybrid beast that devours dreams; a flesh-eating spectre from the graveyards of hell; a shape shifting phantom with no face; a demonic decapitator of babies; a huge goblin-spider that drinks human blood: all these plus many more strange and sinister creatures feature in the kwaidan (ghost stories') collated and translated by the author Lafcadio Hearn (1860-1904) during his 14-year stay in Japan. This collection of 29 tales presents the very best of his work in a true expression of Japanese lore at its bizarre and phantastic extremes.'