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Got So Many 5so many 5 star I eally don t Judging by the and the name of the book I expected ghosts hauntings Lightfoot the Historian: The Nature and Role of History in the Life and Thought of J.B. Lightfoot (1828-1884) as Churchman and Scholar revenge entertainment and a fear factor but the whole thing is so woefully written Its so badly written that I thought surely it must be translated terribly because barely anything makes sense Most of these stories don t involve ghosts at all i feel totally mislead These stories suck the dialogue also sucks and the wording just doesn toll off the tongue well at all I had to
Re Read Many Lines Because The Phrasing Is So AbysmalDoread many lines because the phrasing is so abysmalDo a favour and avoid this or if you have to experience it get it 2nd hand and cheap These are legends than ghost stories I feel I had some difficulty with emembering who was who due to my unfamiliarity with Japanese names Some of the stories correspond with some of the old Irish legends with death and malevolent spirits looming large Apart from that I found it uite epetitive Daughter is on her way to Japan and found this book ideal for eading on the long flight This emarkable set of generally very short tales has the feel and taste of authenticityThe st. Brilliantly entertaining and eerie ghost stories egarded as major classics in Japan by the Irish writer and Japanophile Lafcadio Hearn whose life inspired bestselling writer Moniue Truong's novel The Sweetest FruitsA Penguin ClassicIn this collection of classic ghost stories from Japan beautiful princesses .
Japanese woman had various teaching *Posts And Published Books On *and published books on dying from heart disease in 1904The stories in this volume are written with great care staying close to the sparse and formal style of the original Japanese Hearn was clearly very bright and an accomplished self taught scholarHe was scrupulous in using the correct titles for people and in using or creating the ight words for 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig Cologne ritual objects and practices His many footnotes explaining terms historical points andeligious inferences are admirably succinct The Introduction by Paul Murray I assume is excellent as are the Notes organised by him at the end of the book This approachable and easy to ead series of short stories invokes a uiet and beautiful picture of Japan in times
GONE BY DISTINCTLY JAPANESE IN NATUREby Distinctly Japanese in nature stories included leave the eader to The Scruffy Drunk: The Wife in Space, Volume 2 reflect on what they have been told and the emotions they invite Hearn s own thoughts on the material are eually intriguingI thoroughlyecommend this book for those with in an interest in Japanese culture and also anyone who might enjoy ghost stories with of a sense of lingering discomfort than full on fear A very good book. Terrifying faceless mujina who haunt lonely neighborhoods Lafcadio Hearn a master storyteller drew on traditional Japanese folklore infused with memories of
His Own Haunted Childhood Inown haunted childhood in to create the chilling tales in Japanese Ghost Stories They are today egarded in Japan as classics in their own ig. ,