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  • Kwaidanby Lafcadio Hearn

    Stone Bridge Press 2007; US$ 10.99

    Twenty unusual tales from Japan collected by one of the greatest writers on the country. more...

  • Kwaidanby Lafcadio Hearn

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    This collection of Japanese supernatural stories is a classic work in the field of Japanese horror. Known primarily as an early interpreter of Japanese culture and customs, the famous writer Lafcadio Hearn also wrote ghost stories?"delicate, transparent, ghostly sketches"?about his adopted land. Many of the stories found in Kwaidan , "stories... more...

  • In Ghostly Japanby Lafcadio Hearn

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    The Japanese have two kinds of ghosts in their folklore?the spirits of the dead, and the spirits of the living. This classic of Japanese literature invites you to take your choice, if you dare. In Ghostly Japan collects twelve ghostly stories from Lafcadio Hearn, deathless images of ghosts and goblins, touches of folklore and superstition, salted... more...

  • Out of the Eastby Lafcadio Hearn

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 2.99

    Out of the East came wonderful tales by a Westerner who loved the old Japan?devotion, ancestor worship, courtesy, and kindness?and record his feelings for the rest of the world to read. This collection of "reveries and studies," as author and legendary Japanologist Lafcadio Hearn subtitled Out of the East , contains unforgettable tales like "The... more...

  • Gleanings in Buddha-Fieldsby Lafcadio Hearn

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 2.99

    This classic text about Buddhism in Japan by Lafcadio Hearn?on of the first Westerns to write about Japan?will be of great interests to scholars and Japanophiles alike. Lafcadio Hearn's books continue to charm and captivate readers, as the exotic subjects about which he wrote charmed and captivated him. Gleanings In Buddha-Fields presents more... more...

  • Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japanby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Scholar and self-taught ethnographer Lafcadio Hearn spent much of his life documenting and interpreting Japanese culture for Western audiences. His observations and essays in Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan offer an exciting look into the daily lives of the Japanese in a bygone era. more...

  • Kokoroby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    As a lifelong scholar and observer of Japanese culture, Lafcadio Hearn was deeply familiar with the beliefs, attitudes, worldviews, and habits of the country's populace. In this inspiring book, he distills a lifetime worth of knowledge into a series of tips and suggestions that readers can use to cultivate the tranquility and balance that so many... more...

  • Some Chinese Ghostsby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Ghost stories aren't always the province of creaky old Victorian hotels and medieval palaces. This fascinating collection brings together some traditional tales of the supernatural from China. If you're a horror buff who's looking to expand your horizons a bit, Some Chinese Ghosts is a must-read. more...

  • Kwaidanby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Scholar Lafcadio Hearn made it his life's work to study the world's supernatural superstitions, with a particular focus on Asian cultures. This volume brings together a series of traditional Japanese ghost stories, as well as several first-hand accounts of unusual occurrences in the country. A must-read for fans of comparative mythology. more...

  • Chitaby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    A traveler with insatiable wanderlust, journalist and ethnographer Lafcadio Hearn spent much of his life journeying to new and unfamiliar cultures. After spending some time in New Orleans, Hearn became interested in the fate of a barrier island off the Gulf Coast that had been destroyed by a tropical storm. It is this doomed island that forms the centerpiece... more...